Looking into Mastodon maintenance—like keeping the (federated) statuses database from exploding—and I think I’ve finally found something IndieWeb sites (and “broadcast-only” ActivityPub actors) do better. Well, sort of.

(janboddez.tech/notes/534de7bb3)

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"There has been a lot of attention given to ActivityPub as of late, to the extent that any new network software in the F/OSS community absolutely must be done as ActivityPub if anyone is going to care about it at all. [...] For the most part it means that every piece of content everyone writes needs to be replicated to every point in the federation mesh to be useful." beesbuzz.biz/blog/2535-Activit

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