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Zachary Dunn

zack@start.hubzilla.org

  
Whoa! itshappening.gif #mastodon is actually learning from #hubzilla! They're exploring nomadic identity by researching hubzilla's implementation.

Support account migration · Issue #177 · tootsuite/mastodon
What you're describing is the live migration / mirroring, or "nomadic identity" system that Hubzilla uses: #177 (comment)

Under zot, any linked accounts are effectively mirrors of each other, passed back and forth between servers. Any server that is hosting your identity will share basically everything back and forth -- mentions, permissions, post history, etc. And yes, if one goes down, then everything is fine as long as any other clone is up.
  
Cool. This guy nailed it:

https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/issues/177#issuecomment-354634232

Pretty neat to see one of my articles being used in an informed discussion.
  
I really wish Gargron and co would take a look at the #Hubzilla source code. Most of the largest issues with #Mastodon have been solved over here. Users are constantly complaining about mastodon's lack of support for multiple accts. Hubzilla has that solved with multiple channels per acct. Nomadic identity would solve the acct migration issue. This was especially notable after mastodon.rocks went down and witches.town declared it was closing. Hubzilla's ACLs would be a much better system than mastodon's opaque 'privacy' system. User's are constantly asking for more things to be hidden and mastodon adds another one-off option to fix it instead of using a holistic privacy system like Access Control Lists.
  
Interesting, thank you. :-)
  
My position in the choir seating makes it really easy for me to hear your preaching.
  
My position in the choir seating makes it really easy for me to hear your preaching.

Haha, made my day!

  
Mastodon.social is having trouble federating right now because another instance is lagging and m.s's delivery jobs are stuck in a queue.

I'm looking forward to #Pleroma, and hopefully other implementations, taking off. Maybe #Mastodon could improve by taking a look at how other implementations solve their issues. I'd like to see a reference implementation for #ActivityPub that takes more ideas from Pleroma than Mastodon, i.e. a small, light server with pluggable frontends. And I don't want to see new projects like #PeerTube and #FunkWhale and any others base everything they do on the quirks of Mastodon.
  
I for example, without going too far from the topic, I do not really love microblogging style, I think today we are very forward and microblogging technology was more useful when there was no internet broadband .. I feel absolutely incomplete using a microblogging. Hubzilla absolutely, although it could be used in all ways, is not a microblogging. Thank God! :D
  
That's why I don't think Mastodon is a good implementation to lead the way for the ActivityPub side of the fediverse. It's specifically for microblogging. Pleroma is a more general social server, so it could support any of the standard activities, and different frontends could provide different feature sets
 
@zack hey I'm on mastodon and I agree
  
Hi, #Hubzilla. I'm #newhere so here's my #introduction. I'm Zack, a web developer in South Carolina. I'm interested in #federation, so this is the latest platform in a long line that I'm checking out. My permanent residence online right now is on #mastodon at Toot Café
  
Where in SC? I was born in Charleston and also lived in Georgetown for my first high school years.
  
Cool! I'm from Columbia, but I live in Greenville now.
  
We visited someone in Easley to see the eclipse last August. It's really nice up there.