For what it’s worth, I didn’t flag the post and I would have let it stand, because it really speaks volumes for itself, and is not a long read for that .
But I can understand the moderators, too. The forum is a more inviting and grown-up place without such behaviour.
And @theofruitrouge … you are not helping your cause by constructing a parallel universe in which …
… which is obviously not the case in our reality, but necessary to be able to claim …
… Well, we can’t fix the bug ourselves, but upvoting in the bugtracker is directly visible to the people who are in charge of fixing bugs … and even if upvoting might not directly result in the bug getting fixed, with enough upvotes Fairphone might be forced to explain in detail what trouble they are facing with this. They should do this anyway in my opinion.
… I have nothing to add to @paulakreuzer’s answer here.
In general I want to be with you on this one.
But I don’t see this forum in any danger to become what you fear, at least if we’re talking about the substance of the posts rather than the tone.
You totally baselessly declared the bugtracker irrelevant to construct this claim of yours … it doesn’t work this way.