In case you're wondering what kind of spam #FDroid is receiving, here's one fresh from our junk folder. 😅
𝑀𝑦 𝑛𝑎𝑚𝑒 𝑖𝑠 𝑋𝑋𝑋 𝑓𝑟𝑜𝑚 𝑌𝑌𝑌 𝑎 𝑙𝑒𝑎𝑑𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑎𝑑𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑡𝑖𝑠𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑐𝑜𝑚𝑝𝑎𝑛𝑦. 𝑊𝑒 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑖𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑒𝑠𝑡𝑒𝑑 𝑖𝑛 𝑐𝑜𝑜𝑝𝑒𝑟𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝐹-𝐷𝑟𝑜𝑖𝑑. 𝐶𝑎𝑛 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑝𝑙𝑒𝑎𝑠𝑒 ℎ𝑒𝑙𝑝 𝑚𝑒 𝑡𝑜 𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑐ℎ 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑟𝑒𝑙𝑒𝑣𝑎𝑛𝑡 𝑝𝑒𝑟𝑠𝑜𝑛 𝑖𝑛 𝑐ℎ𝑎𝑟𝑔𝑒 𝑜𝑓 𝑎𝑑𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑡𝑖𝑠𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑠𝑎𝑙𝑒𝑠 𝑜𝑟 𝑚𝑜𝑛𝑒𝑡𝑖𝑧𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛?
Well, we don't bother users with advertisements and we don't have any sales or monetization either. However, we appreciate each and every donation we're receiving. ❤️
@fdroidorg Note, when you use the Unicode math characters to create "italic" text, it will not be readable to screen readers, as they do not know it's regular text. Your "italic" portion in the post above is read by VoiceOver as "dot h h h".
I've written a blog post about this with some info: https://blog.nytsoi.net/2019/12/12/alt-text-for-text
@pitbuster It's not an argument, it's a fact. Screenreaders handle such text badly. Removing it would take nothing from the visual experience here; the quote could have been rendered in plain text.
Charitably, perhaps you're trying to optimize responsibility for a solution and you might be right but doing so implies it's not worth anyone doing anything until that solely responsible software maker does. We all can play a part here. @nicd @fdroidorg
@fdroidorg And besides, the most advertising you do is reporting new app updates on this account, so º\O.o/º
@fdroidorg I'm genuinely curious if any of those people in those "leading advertising companies" have ever downloaded and tried F-Droid for themselves.
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