@nekodex TIL dubstep.
@qdot Proving my point here.
@Bobo_PK Lol. Lovely.
@Bobo_PK What happens on september 10th?
@akr I get the motivation, but the downsides vastly outweigh the upsides in my opinion. It violates Freedom 0 of the definition of Free Software, and steps over the line of a copyright license and into the realm of EULAs. It imposes conditions on mere end-users, not just distributors. It's probably not even enforceable in many jurisdictions (it has certainly never been tested in court).
@scanlime I think that's just cargo cult. It's pretty much Windows installers, which invariably come with support for a click-through EULA wizard step, so people stuff the GPL in there. Also something something "know your rights" something (but that doesn't explain the "I agree" button).
@scanlime The GPL is like a threshold/layer in the project inheritance tree, below which everything needs to be GPLed (or compatible). But the AGPL takes the ridiculous step of controlling *usage*, not just *distribution*, and that's just nuts. That's not a copyright license, that's an EULA.
@scanlime AGPL specifically. The GPL has its pros and cons, but the AGPL is just ridiculous.
@qdot The federation experience is... rather unpolished.
Instances such as awoo.space insisting that -other- instances subscribe to a specific blocklist in order to federate seems like a particularly slippery slope.
I'm no fan of this kind of diplomacy & negotiation. Insisting that people join your ostracization clique is -bad- social ethics, and it -will- be weaponized at some point.
Supposedly Pixiv's instance (pawoo.net) is getting banned from other servers left and right for loli content. Meanwhile on my Twitter timeline: https://twitter.com/tadsan/status/853255946809745408 On the minus side, nobody's ever going to agree on where to draw the line. On the plus side, nobody's ever going to agree on where to draw the line. Go decentralization, I guess?
Such broke, much fix it, wow.
such.social is one server in the network