anyway, Gleason misunderstands the Pleroma team's philosophy of not actively pursuing growth of the Fediverse.

it is more that growth of the network will happen as a function of the network having intrinsic value and social utility.

in other words, instead of the traditional capitalistic approach of pursuing development as a function to grow the network, the network should be grown organically as people find social utility in its use.

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(this is basically the traditional philosophy behind growing all free software projects and not really anything specific to Pleroma, mind.)

@tusooa and we can see what has happened to those projects, can't we?

@ariadne i do hope that there's a better alternative than firefox

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yes, the "we should focus on growth like proprietary software does" trend came with Miguel de Icaza.

@ariadne @tusooa What I saw as a user is Sun got murdered and gnome took a massive hit.
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