Look GitLab, when I say "remember me", I don't mean "log me out after two weeks", I mean this is my fucking computer just let me stay logged in for god's sake

@Gargron they're trying to stop you from committing software crimes you insufferable hack

@Gargron I'm sorry actually that was too rude. Pretend I called you a dweeb instead.

@Gargron Look Mastodon, when I say "search", I don't mean "just show me my own posts", I mean this is my fucking computer just let me search stuff for god's sake
He's been pressured by the anti abuse concern trolls to remove features such as trending tags, too.
@foxhkron @Gargron

@Gargron Look Internet, when I send "Do Not Track", I don't mean "Collect my data by other means", I mean this is my fucking data just let me stay private for god's sake

@Gargron You joking? I despise those options. Maybe I am paranoid but what if someone from some white power group stole your laptop and messed with your code and your reputation? 3.2 seconds to enter a password each time is worth it.


@Gargron GitLab engineers in the mean time think you access GitLab "by IP on port 80" through nginx and HSTS. No joke. That was a real thing. ⚰️

@xj9 @Gargron pleroma is guilty (or at least used to be) of this too

Next up: Github opening a small window on the site, where a cloaked figure whispers: "The significant owl hoots at night." Just above a password entry.

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