That's quite sad.
I often see people complaining publicly about Mastodon development here, but I almost never see people thanking @Gargron and contributors for the work they're doing.
I'm sure most people have more positive feedback than negative to make but don't.
Mastodon might have its problems but it's still a great piece of software.
Send some love to Gargron and others.
Or contribute. This is free software, you know.
@TheKinrar, @Gargron et beaucoup d'autres font un formidable travail sur Mastodon, et c'est vrai qu'on ne pense pas souvent à leur dire. La critique est aisée, mais il faut aussi voir ce que l'on a : et c'est franchement pas mal du tout. 🐵 .
Un grand merci à eux et à tous ceux qui apportent leur contribution sur Mastodon.
@TheKinrar I defend Mastodon vigorously when I see it being attacked. And @Gargron is ever so awesome. But I try not to mention him too much when Pleroma users start poking, because I don't want to stress him too much with things of that nature.
Just keep in mind Eugen, we love and deeply appreciate the work that you've done. Your passion and dedication is the reason why Mastodon is so fun and so beautiful.
We wouldn't change it for the world! Thank you 👏
@TheKinrar The way you know it has reached the masses is when you get the full range of personalities here. If there are only like thinking people, then it is insular, not popular. And for the vast majority of the world, saying “it’s free software you can contribute” is like saying “The skies are free, get your plane and fly.” The number of people qualified to code into this is infinitesimally small. Don’t make the majority feel guilty making it sound artificially easy.