Mental dilemma, Linux, Accessibility, Software development, stream of consciousness ramble... something like that? 

I've been thinking about this quite a bit recently. On the one hand, yes, I'd love it if I could just switch to Linux. But the accessibility story hasn't been very pleasant. Everytime I bring this up, I keep wondering if I'm supposed to do anything about it. But deep down I know it wouldn't be fun. I know practically nothing about how the Linux accessibility stack works, and when I think about figuring it all out, I find myself losing interest. Which is strange since I absolutely need accessibility to use the OS.
But like... I don't know... it just doesn't seem like fun to me. It's not exactly what I want to do with my free time. I have other things I care about. And I can do those things. Not on Linux maybe, but there are operating systems that work well. Do I like the dubious privacy practices of the other operating systems? No. Not at all. Would I switch if I could? Yes. Absolutely. But is it wrong for me not to want to invest time into fixing this? Especially when I have other things that I can already do that I personally feel like I want to actually invest time into?
Does this make me a hypocrite? Should I even complain if I, in theory, could potentially have the ability to fix the problem with tons of personal investment and struggle, but I choose not to because I would rather do things that I find more enjoyable?
I'm not really expecting an answer I guess. This is definitely a thing that will vary from person to person. But whenever I talk about Linux and accessibility, these thoughts come up. And I always end up uncertain if I'm doing the right thing.

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Mental dilemma, Linux, Accessibility, Software development, stream of consciousness ramble... something like that? 

I feel like I should also point out that I'm by no means a Linux accessibility expert. I might get things wrong. And if I do, please do correct me. My experience comes from trying to use it as a daily driver a couple times over the past few years, and I will continue trying every time I see a new development.

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