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?
@nev i like this choice of lemonaide
@nev Sadly it’s kind of too late for many. Thinking of women I know chased off in the 90’s into obscurity, now retiring...
The douchbro takeover of CIS from 1980 to 2010 or so made a lost generation of women in tech.
@Shufei yep. I wouldn't blame anyone for not wanting to get involved now either, the industry will have to do a lot of work to demonstrate marginalized ppl are safe there (and I'm not sure they're willing to)
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