@monsieuricon @davidak Right, Mastodon doesn't automatically pull in existing posts when it discovers an account on another instance. But once someone on your instance is following an account, new posts will show up there.
To get around this, you can search for the full URL of a blog post from your Mastodon search bar -- that'll make it fetch / import the post so you can interact with it.
I'm doing a deep dive into documenting #ActivityPub for a soon-to-be-released software project and in doing so, found a few parts of the standard I weren't aware of was in the standard. Therefore I'm now writing up a document distilling the AP spec so folks can check their own implementations against it.
Now the **real** work begins where I implement C2S and S2S tests.
dispatch.sr.ht overhaul proposal, seeking feedback
Ultimately, there's not even a need to start from scratch on a new engine, #Servo is pretty far along and having even minimal resources invested into it from outside #Mozilla / #Samsung would surely help it towards a 1.0 much sooner.
If these companies are willing to work with Google, why not Mozilla?
I realize, it would be more work to get Servo production ready in the short term, but would maintaining a fork of Blink be so much easier as similar user-hostile changes pile up upstream?
@gamingonlinux do you have any coverage of the Google Stadia event? Or wasn't there any linux relevant info in it?
Here it is, the first release candidate of Telephant 0.1:
Static binaries for Linux & Windows are ready to download! Arch users can simply install "telephant-git" from the AUR.
Packages for other Linux distros and a macOS binary will follow soon!
I mean, sure, #Gab spewing their community onto the #Fediverse is bad and hopefully most of the large servers will just blanket ban them - and I'm pretty sure that will happen as these communities tend to look after each other pretty well in my experience.
You should be happy about Gab joining the fediverse, even if you're going to instance-block them the minute they're up. The entire point of this is that anyone should be allowed to talk about whatever they want online, but that you don't have to listen or allow their posts on your instance at all.
You couldn't ask for a more perfect demo of voluntary federation and its moderation model.
> BTW the ones mentioned as "false" are not opinions, are facts that can be checked by everyone
My view on this is that anyone claiming to have the absolute facts about any sufficiently complicated social/economical/political mechanism is at best self deluded and naive.
I can accept your statements as opinions. I can accept them as nuance. But I cannot accept them as "facts".
@sir I finally got around to summing up my thoughts from our ForgeFed discussions last year:
I currently work on an (old)reddit inspired link aggregator powered by #ActivityPub.
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