love to glance over at my terminal and see i've accidentally lowercased an entire file #vim
I've just released a simple #ActivityPub debugging tool. It's hosted on Glitch so you don't have to worry about spinning up servers or SSL certs etc. You clone your own copy of the project, set it up, and you can create ActivityPub accounts that can send any raw JSON payload you specify to its followers. I use it for testing new and novel ActivityPub objects, and to test compatibility with messages sent from remote servers without needing to create an account on them.
Making the Fediverse more resistant to embrace, extend, extinguish
Scholar Social has had the following in its Terms for the last ~ 8 months:
> Scholar Social will suspend any instance launched, acquired or funded by Alphabet, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, or Elsevier.
Does your instance have a similar policy?
Please do not reply until after you have read and understood the following: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embrace,_extend,_and_extinguish
(For a closer look, TheMoonlightMyth on Etsy has made a fantastic reproduction: https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/688765070/guillotine-earrings-historical)
You’d think Paul Ford’s interview was the longest I’d waited for (9 years), but you’d be wrong - that honour goes to @andybaio: https://waxy.org/2019/12/the-tools-i-use-my-setup-11-years-later/
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