I can't wait until I can begin removing OStatus-related code from Mastodon. I think GNU social is the last remaining fediverse project that hasn't yet switched to ActivityPub? #mastodev
- #Pixelfed releases an official tagged version with activitypub support
Friendica 2018.12 is apparently a thing in development, but I have no idea if they'll manage to make the timeline.
#Socialhome also started work on implementing activitypub, but I am guessing they'll take their sweet time doing it :-).
@abbenm In the dev branch it uses both the diaspora protocol as always, and newly they also added activitypub although that implementation has not been fully completed yet, as far as I know.
You see, this announcment is only from November this year, and the last as yet released version of #Friendica is 2018.09 from September.
@mareklach well that's exciting! I quite like frendica
@mareklach I don't quite think any of frendica, diaspora, or hubzilla have quite cracked the code in terms of friendliness/useability the way mastodon has but I'm optimistic and I think frendica has arguably done the best of the three based on my limited sampling.
@abbenm #Friendica seems to have a slightly more polished UI than #hubzilla, and some user-created themes for it that I’ve seen are relatively nice, but the default themes that come bundled with the installation aren’t very appealing to be honest. I guess this puts many potential users off, so it’s definitely sometjing the developers should focus on.
@mareklach I think you're right. Part of me just really wants to be supportive. I'm on mastodon, in part, because I want it to work (but also because the community is really great and even now I think there's a kind of magic in the air here). I want frendica/hubzilla/diaspora to work.
But looking at squeet.me (just as one example), I see buttons for "friends conversations", "my posts and conversations", "conversations on this and other servers", "contacts", and "notifications." Getting there..
@mareklach getting there but not quite there.
@abbenm Well yeah, they are trying to copy FBs interface way too much and its horrible. Facebook itself never looked good to attract me on there :-)
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