'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.


Federation with other projects would also be good, but it is much more likely to happen if developers familiar with those projects tell us where incompatibilities lie.

@danjones000 @Gargron @apLundell

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:


#HomeTown #Mastodon #MastoTips #FediTips #Fediverse

"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." asininetech.com/2021/07/31/irr

And as I said, the #iOS app is open source. I’ll request a Crowdin project soon. However, just because it’s open source doesn’t mean that we’ll accept any change through PRs. If you want to be sure, contact me first.


hometown fork feature request: block login with standard mastodon app

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Hello, fediverse! We are Tenacity, one of the most prominent forks of Audacity for the time being.

I'm not sure what I'll do with this account yet, but you're more than free to follow it and find out for yourself. :)

Anyone have a couch free or yard that could house a tent within two hours drive of St. Louis Missouri?

clarification: I posted this before I understood the scope of the shitting

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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


my feed seems to be filled with people shitting on gargron and maybe that’s not the most useful use of our angst

The local timeline IS the community of every instance except the gargantuans.

The local timeline must flow.

The federated timeline is important because it gives a quick overview of what the fediverse is for new users and contextualises their space and exposure within it. It also gives a taste for the quality of the moderation on the instance they chose to join

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.

Ideas for federating #Lemmy to the #fediverse .. do you have some too? Join the brainstorm at:


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