we talked about protocols before, but probably ActivityPub, the protocol Mastodon uses, would be a good match for that. Problem being there's not a lot of implementations to crib from. @ mhall119
@ mhall119 just noticed this and it looks interesting... @ ted
Not aware of any widely used AP implementations that use locations, events, etc. but I think Nextcloud@mastodon.xyz is heading in that direction.
Also I think objects can be (or contain) multiple types so an event could also be a note which Mastodon could munch on making for interesting ideas to spread announcements? My AP knowledge is limited though.
is a busy person but a good person to bounce ideas off... @ cwebber
@ mhall119 @ cwebber @ msh I'd like to participate as well but Telegram is a bit of a non-starter (requires an app to get started). Is there a log of conversations somewhere that can be followed (or an IRC bridge?). @ ted
If not no worries. I'll follow along via github.
@ craigmaloney @ cwebber @ msh You can use the Telegram web app to join in. I haven't added any bots or anything to it yet, and don't have an IRC channel @ ted
@ msh @ mhall119 @ cwebber Unfortunately I couldn't find a way to sign up without the app. :( Perhaps I'm not looking in the fight spot though? @ ted
@ mhall119 @ msh @ cwebber Once you enter a phone number it wants you to use an app to create an account. @ ted
I downloaded the desktop app and it then wanted me to upload a photo.
Sorry, but nope.
@ mhall119 @ msh @ cwebber That's quite alright. I already moved out of my comfort zone in running the app to log in. Asking for a photo confirmed that Telegram wasn't going to be a pleasant experience for me. @ ted
@ craigmaloney @ msh @ cwebber I've been considering Gitter as an alternative to Telegram, but you'd still have to log in to something for that @ ted
@ mhall119 @ msh @ cwebber I actually use Gitter for Tootstream (was selected by the project author) so I'm already there. @ ted
The issue I had was having to run an app in order to create an account that got me out of my comfort zone. That's all. :)
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