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Re: [paho-dev] Website update to the Eclipse Solstice Theme - any volunteers to help?

Ian Craggs <icraggs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> I'd like to update the Paho website to use the nice clean looking
> Eclipse Solstice Theme:
> I think it would also allow us to reinstate the Twitter feed on the
> home page by allowing us to conform to GDPR regulations.

I don't follow this, but regardless of GDPR, I think that web pages of
open source projects should not load third-party resources that engage
in tracking.  Even if there is a silly "this website uses cookies [but
doesn't explain that the use is abusive and includes use by third
parties, which a regular user cannot reasonably expected to understand]"

If there is a button to opt-in to twitter, and there is no twitter load
anyway, and the button provides meaningful notice, that's something

Perhaps eclipse could host a mastodon server that doesn't profile users,
and toot there (and mirror to other services), and that could be loaded.
(But I realize that's a lot of work.)

(I'm at the moment just a lurker on this list, intending to use some
paho clients and add them to pkgsrc some day.)


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