@kev I can see where bundling them together instead of making people go out and find all of these by themselves has value. Otherwise, sure, you can get all this stuff somewhere else.
@kelbot @mike I completely agree. I don’t have a problem with it at all, I just don’t see where all the hype for this fantastic new service is coming from, as it’s just a collection of forked apps. The lack of attribution on their website isn’t very good either. :(
Note: attribution might be there, but I couldn’t find it. With purism being such good open source citizens, I would have expected that to be front and centre.
@mike @kev @kelbot I am here because of Librem.one. I suppose I am the ideal use case; I am not going out and finding these services on my own and I want to support the company because I am dying to get their phone. For me, the bundle of services has value because I don't have to set anything up. VPN for example, a couple clicks and I am up running. Purism did post about all the upstream clients but I would like to have seen that linked from the main page.
@kelbot I wouldn't go so far as to say "dumb", but definitely short sighted. Disabling that feature makes sense in a monolithic environment. If librem.one was a stand alone service that didn't interact with anybody else, there is no local or federated timeline, individuals blocking individuals would be sufficient. Unfortunately, they didn't think about the rest of the federation when they did it. I imagine that decision hit them like a kick in the face.
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