I'd like to add to this: I was surprised by this person's message because fosstodon is so apolitically oriented, there's no bigotry here as long as I have been here. This instance is, as far as I have experienced it, a haven and refuge for all, especially those who are tech-inclined. If all instances were nurturing communities like fosstodon does, the fediverse would be a much nicer place.
@yarmo people who demand that every single place be a sounding board for their political or religious cause kinda freak me out. Im not against either of those things. Its just.... sometimes you're just there to ask about BSD build flags 😕
Have those dingos even -SEEN- what gets spammed in Local every other day? I swear there’s always some left-leaning post about Infosec, “Company X is bad cuz Y”, or then we get into actual USPOL and other stuff.
Granted that’s -fine-. I don’t mind. But if anything I’d characterize this instance as having a fairly vocal left leaning group.
Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.