Today in FOSS:

'Thank you for the new thing you are going to do, but I hate you for not doing it already'

'Oh this is nice thanks, but you should **actually** been doing this already'

...

Just re-upping this offer: because being comfortable with git is a barrier to entry to many FS/OSS projects, and because I care deeply about lowering those barriers, I will tutor anyone who asks for help with git, and/or connect them with any mentor(s) they might prefer.

I'll do this while I put energy and work into making the tool more approachable, and into making better tools and learning paths.

Boosts gratefully appreciated.

woke up and saw the news about RMS and wow, what a great way to start my day

rms 

He actually resigned, I honestly was expecting PR people to keep shielding him and dragging fsf down.

Linux is more than Linus.

GNU and the FSF are more than RMS.

How about we see what kind of movement we can build if we centre the kind of people that the assholes and creeps of F/LOSS drove away?

RMS, GNOME 

“A decentralised movement about returning freedoms to individuals can't also be about elevating a single individual to near-magical status. Heroes will always end up letting us down. We fix that by removing the need for heroes in the first place, not attempting to find increasingly perfect heroes.”
mjg59.dreamwidth.org/52587.htm

The fight for diversity, equality and inclusion is the fight for software freedom. Our movement will only be successful if it includes everyone. RMS does not speak for these values.
sfconservancy.org/news/2019/se

Hey ubuntu people, would you happen to know if there is a git mirror of repos hosted on launchpad with bzr?

I'd rather avoid bootstraping python2 and bzr's deps to get some unity libs that will eventually be replaced.

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of GNOME 3.34, "Thessaloniki"! This release marks six months of intense effort from our developers, designers, and contributors, and we are thrilled to finally make it available to you all 😊

gnome.org/news/2019/09/gnome-3

If you see somebody ranting online about a free software project, please stop suggesting to them to file issues instead... The last thing I want is entitled trolls on my issue tracker and mailbox.

GNOME 3.34 Flatpak Runtimes available on Flathub 🎉 🎉 🎉

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