Drawing the Line in the Defense of Others
What I am talking about
I started out talking about how good ElementaryOs is to use. It's pretty light weight and just buzzes along and gets out of your way to let you work.
I talk about the philosophy of switching all the apps to flatpaks and how much better it actually is in practice for the Linux ecosystem as a whole.
They have done so good and gotten big enough to start to influence upstream projects such as Gnome.
It truly is a beautiful, easy to use distro that just works!
Then I went down a rabbit hole with some recent drama
Recently a somewhat large Linux "personality" thought it would be a good idea to spout his thoughts on the way some software developers live their lives outside of developing software.
He is entitled to his views. But he not known for (at least has made it his career's objective) to voicing his opinions on anything outside of Linux and tech. He's not listened to for his "lifes opinions". Much like when multi million dollar rock stars, athletes and actors/actresses spout their opinions on how much poor, average, everyday people that have to do manual labor to buy food paycheck to paycheck. Just shut up and throw the ball, play the song or say your line with emotion.
So sorry I got a little political in this. But ya know, sometimes you have to in the defense of others.
Moral of the story dont be a dick.
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