"So, ladies and gentlemen, the Linux Foundation 2020 annual report has been produced on a Mac. Running Adobe Creative Cloud on MacOS Catalina 10.15.7."

@hund haha, you are in the spotlight, guys. Wonder why they did not leave the Creator Tags, though. Like this it makes it look even more suspicious.

@hund Didn't the Linux Foundation do similar things in the past? This is really sad and embarrassing.

I know that software is expensive and you are probably underfunded. Therefor I will gladly provide you with a copy of Linux as well as a copy of Scribus for your desktop publishing needs.

Best regards,
a concerned fellow Linux enthusiast"

#linux #linuxfoundation

@murks Yep! They did. They even use Mac at their conferences.

@hund looks like there are no better machines to install #linux than on mirrowed macbooks 😂

@hund As with a lot of "non-profit" organizations, I suspect their main purpose is very much to make money. Exploiting a market, easy to get corporate donors who want tax writeoffs, etc. Any benefit they provide to open source is purely coincidental.

@warpgate9 @hund The Linux Foundation is a 501(c)6 organization in the US. Unlike 501(c)3 charitable organization (e.g. Software Freedom Conservancy), 501(c)6 organizations are run for the benefit of the businesses that share a common interest. The foundation's main purpose is to allow businesses to coordinate and reduce costs around things they'd rather not compete on. So that is the core of the Linux Foundation as an organization. So yeah, set expectations accordingly. :/

@cstanhope @warpgate9 @hund What are the Linux Foundation responsibilites and why should I as a linux user care?

@samurro @cstanhope @warpgate9 They pay the salary for Linus Thorvalds. And you should not care, you should't spend anything on unetchical companies like the Linux Foundation.

@samurro As a Linux user, I care in so much as it is good to understand how some of the work that goes into the kernel and some related projects are supported and who is contributing and why. Regarding their responsibilities, I'd point you to their website and their tax filings (form 990).

@hund I remember that some Gnome developers use Mac to develop the desktop environment. I don't remember when I read about that but in my opinion that's sad.

@jrballesteros05 Ouch!

So. What this means is that GNOME is so bad that the devs themselves doesn't even use it?


@hund I didn't say that but many people think the same as I. I just read in a Spanish blog but I don't remember the link. Of course when there is a gnome new relate in that blog many people just remind us that.

@jrballesteros05 This says so much about the quality of their DE. It's so shitty not even they use it!

@hund I don't care. As long as they pay free software developers and let them do their job properly I'm happy.

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