I have just released Hometown v1.0.5+3.4.0! This release adds no new features, it simply brings Hometown up to date with Mastodon v3.4.0.
@darius hey, so I'm considering forking from master to hometown... but I'm interested to know if you're willing/able to add the admin account auto follow on new account creation.
@mike @shlee there are only 5 changes, and only 2 of them (local posting and exclusive lists) are things that a user encounters in their day to day. The other 3 are new themes, and admin-only setting to change max post length, and the ability for long rich text posts (like from write.as instances) to appear behind a cut.
See, I've made a few minor changes to Chinwag and I'd like to make contributions to an existing fork going forward rather than maintaining my own ... but I don't want to divert too much from defaults really.
@darius @shlee what I'm looking for is a Mastodon fork with maintainers that are open to implementing changes as options. This is my major gripe with the main project - the assumption that what the flagship requires is the only way any other instance will be run.
I'm prepared to do some work on this front, but I'd like to work with an already established fork and you've always struck me as a decent and reasonable person.
@darius I just read your neighborhood gist, love the idea. I see you say at the end you are trying to make it into a standard that is not specific to mastodon and can be used with other fediverse/activitypub software. have you talked you other AP devs about this yet or are you building it all in private.
@liaizon I'm building it in private. Years of experience in software dev have taught me to show working code before kicking off serious discussions
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