@sophia let me tell you something. if you think i'm going to let you get away with spreading lies then you're wrong.
gmail isn't FOSS.
FOSS is stuff like microsoft edge and apple safari because they're free and let you open the source code of the website by clicking view source, makin them Free "Open (the) Source" Software - FOSS
@lynnesbian @sophia I firmly disagree. Here are the reasons why Gmail is #FOSS:
* No vendor lock in, you can send messages to people who do not use gmail
* No lock in in the UI either, you can use Thunderbird if you choose to and Gmail would still work
* Not only can you view the source code but you can also save it (Ctrl+S) and upload it to your cloud. Giving you the opportunity to have your own Gmail.
* It starts with a G, like GNU
All of this combined is more than enough to call Gmail #FOSS
Oh, the link to try this out yourself is over at https://fortress.black.af/demo?url=https%3A%2F%2Fjacky.wtf
Other masto admins: how do you deal with cpu spikes from `convert` (imagemagick)? #mastoadmin
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