Sometimes I feel like a curmudgeon for sticking to free software tools, and Figma was a hit even among the open source design crowd.

Full solidarity to the design colleagues who will now have enough anxiety about how far their workflows will be screwed.

That said, this is why you can't compromise: there are no "nice" flavors of proprietary software (remember Minecraft).

(context: post.lurk.org/@entreprecariat/ )

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and if you're affected, PLEASE check out PenPot, it's a very very very good free software alternative!

(using it for all my professional UI work for ~1 year, and am a very happy user)

penpot.app/

we free software designers get preciously few opportunities like this, so please let me gloat a bit

@rlafuente

maybe it's because I'm an old, but it seems not rare at all

that's maybe why any "I told you so" I'm likely to put out there comes with more sorrow than glee

@rlafuente The most important point to make regarding #FOSS vs #Proprietary software ... you, as a User, can participate!!:)

@rlafuente are you running your own penpot server or you use their services?

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