Been customizing my Aperture—a web feed aggregator and Microsub server—instance a bit, and the new OPML importer works a treat! Next up is getting Monocle—the web-based Microsub front end—to behave a bit more like Miniflux, my current main RSS reader.

(janboddez.tech/notes/2291edea3)

Well, an RSS reader it isn’t, and that’s okay. It would, however, show a horizontal scroll bar—despite the `overflow-y: hidden` on the `html` element—on my phone, something I got rid of by removing the negative margin on the More button. (It’d also be _really_ cool if the reply field were a bit taller.)

(janboddez.tech/notes/82f370483)

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And because the timeline doesn’t immediately update—the Microsub server has to first poll the feed—it’s pretty hard to do threads. (You could from you own site, through sharing to a native app.) In a way, though, that may be a good thing. It’s all a bit _slower_ than, e.g., Twitter.

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A bookmarklet would help, too, on the desktop, and even on mobile. Heck, WordPress has had this for years! (And I should totally dig it up again.) Or a “Share to Micropub” browser extension or something. I mean, I’m not convinced sharing from within a reader app is necessarily the best solution.

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@jan I would prefer an intent prefix like `micropub:`, and let the OS sort out what to do with it. Works great for `tel:` links and the venerable `mailto:`.

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