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Thinking about how in the early days

2022-12-07 18:15:03.557632+01 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Thinking about how, in the early days of blogging, @davew@mastodon.social was the axis of social discovery as we all hand-coded or wrote software to support ourselves. Sure, he also wrote and distributed blog software, but he fostered a community of a variety of technologies. Thinking specifically of how long Brad and Cam kept hand-coding their sites.

This is something we don't have as long as Federation means spinning up another Mastodon instance.

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#Comment Re: Thinking about how in the early days made: 2022-12-07 20:16:07.945507+01 by: spc476

I thought ActivityPub was a protocol that anything could implement. Or am being a naive little potato chip?

#Comment Re: Thinking about how in the early days made: 2022-12-08 16:59:54.531075+01 by: Dan Lyke

It is. In fact I was immediately pointed to https://www.justingarrison.com...2-12-06-mastodon-files-instance/ , and of course there's Honk.

Which I guess points to: I need to fix up RSS here, and see what it means to make this site participate in Federation.

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