Yeah, someone check that. But first, some background:

Dating website OkCupid led the witch hunt for Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich, boycotting the Firefox web browser over Eich’s 2008 donation in support of California’s Prop 8. As soon as Eich resigned as CEO of Mozilla, OkCupid traded in the pitchforks for champagne.

Eich also created JavaScript, a scripting language required for the OkCupid website to function.

Morgan Missen, who has worked for Google, Twitter and Foursquare, shared this screenshot of OkCupid code earlier this week:

And who wants to launch a boycott that’s not “easy,” especially when the bloodthirsty mob has already taken its scalp?

Does the OkCupid plan to purge every “homophobic” line of JavaScript from its site?

Sure, it won’t be easy, but it’s all about the principle, right, tolerance thugs?

Chirp. Chirp. Chirp.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with an additional tweet.


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