A post on a surprisingly heartwarming community appreciation effort.


As probably anyone who has asked me about my programming experience has heard, my first real foray into the FOSS community was being a LineageOS co-maintainer (as HaoZeke) for the Xperia Z5 Dual. I haven’t thought about the community all that much for a few years, mostly since XDA became pretty toxic, and Android development just got, less exciting.

The Email

I recieved two of these from different accounts:

Thank you so much for your contribution to making my phone the phone it is!

Have a great day!


This was completely unexpected, and really made my day. In reterospect this seems like something which should be made more explicit, more often.