Was thinking of launching a (second?) public Aperture instance, but what I’d really like to see is a Microsub aggregator with an integrated, web-based reader _and_ an API, a bit like Mastodon. One that uses a built-in polling mechanism, too, rather than a 3rd-party service (i.e., Watchtower).
Could do both, obviously, and eventually offer a way to easily migrate from one to the other …
During this first attempt at doing so, i.e., setting up Aperture, found a couple issues with my Docker-based installer, which I’ll address shortly.
But the ultimate goal would be a self-contained package, like a ZIP file, compatible with almost any hosting environment. (You know, like WordPress.)
Also, while I know _the idea_ is to manage all of this from within a client app, I just spent a Saturday afternoon making it darn easy to copy and move sources from and to different Aperture channels, because that’s were I _actually_ handle these things. (Because my client of choice—which I was thinking of somehow integrating into the service instead—just isn’t there, yet.)
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