'Irreconcilable Differences' by me
My thoughts on the Mastodon iOS app and the frustrations within with a side of our long standing problems with Gargron.
HomeTown is a fork of Mastodon which lets you make instance-only posts, adjust character limits and read long form rich text blog posts.
It's still part of the Fediverse, and HomeTown users can interact with Mastodon users totally fine.
Tech people can get self-hosting instructions here:
Non-tech people can use a managed hosting service to start their own HomeTown instance:
"If the problem with those features were that they were confusing to new users, the correct solution to that would have been teaching the user about them. You know, an onboarding process. Which by the way is also another thing that is completely missing from the iOS app at this moment." https://asininetech.com/2021/07/31/irreconcilable-differences/
hometown fork feature request: block login with standard mastodon app
clarification: I posted this before I understood the scope of the shitting
this is gargron's response to my criticism for intentionally removing local and federated timelines from the mobile app
he used the mastodon account to hide behind and delete @avie 's comment and close all further discussion on it
The eviction moratorium that protected thousands of families until today was not introduced out of the kindness of politicians' hearts, but chiefly for fear that mass evictions during the pandemic would generate mass resistance.
Learn about rent strikes:
Renters' organizing efforts in April 2020 helped force the government to introduce the federal eviction moratorium.
We have to keep fighting—to make them fear the consequences of throwing people out on the street.
a #hyperstition is needed
the personal instance of Liaizon Wakest