A while ago I created an issue on the github.com/golang/go issue tracker because the I find the choice of fonts, but in retrospect also layout and overall design, look and feel of the site was a step back.
After a while this spf13 replied that the font was chosen according to “brand” and there would need to be a very compelling reason to change it. I responded they should then change the brand. Some guy named Ian, apparently some 2019 newcomer closed the issue then and acted passive-aggressively, to which I also responded in the same fashion and demanded the issue to be reopened.
Yesterday I started a poll about godoc being better then the new go packages site here on the golang reddit subcommunity. If the polls would be pro godoc I’d show them the results, if not I’d abstain from my crusade and find local means to change the way the online documentation was displayed.
Since it wasn’t reopened I created a new issue demanding the “brand” to be reverted back to what it was pre this ridiculous change, the ugly logo, the uninspired design, the removal of the gopher mascot, the ugly and badly readable Roboto font.
Go is not Google. Go is the Go users and deleting an issue is an act of censorship, also banning someone for submitting an issue. I hold this Ian person responsible. He’s an old fart who thinks he owns the place and can dictate what’s right and what isn’t.
As a result I’m removing all Google Analytics scripts from my sites in the next few days. And I’m looking to move away from Go, because apparently Google owns Go and not its users and contributors and bans anyone who goes against their dogma and oppression.
I’m also moving away from using Go as a consequence and also suggest it to everyone I meet online or in real life.
Likely this post will also get deleted and me banned from this subcommunity, no worries I’m be proactive and remove myself from it, since my interest in Go has gone -> 0.
If you don’t fight oppression, it will spread like a plague. I hope you, who did this, get COVID-19 and die from it along with your family.
Update 12.06.2020: After posting this Google is now harrassing me via Adsense to “fix” a site that hasn’t had any issues since 2006. Google or rather Alphabet is the worst piece of shit company on the planet. Censoring and harrassing bastards with an holier than thou attitude.
Update 14.06.2020: I quote:
Coverage issues detected on someofmydomains.com
To the owner of someofmydomains.com:
Search Console has identified that your site is affected by 1 Coverage issues:
Warnings are suggestions for improvement. Some warnings can affect your appearance on Search; some might be reclassified as errors in the future. The following warnings were found on your site:
Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt
We recommend that you fix these issues when possible to enable the best experience and coverage in Google Search.
Also, my github.com account was “flagged” aka hidden from public with a big red notice about it when I log in.
Because I dared suggest they change the brand of the Go language?
Fuck Google, Fuck Go, Fuck Ian Lance Taylor that cocksucker