You know I'm a committed user of the fediverse, perhaps this post will surprise
you. Still, at some point the truth has to be told, before lying leads to a
I think I've been present in the fediverse (sometimes hosting a pod of some
software and sometimes not) since
Oh, absolutely. I love the “yes, we will implement every single protocol we figure out how to, if we find the resources and time” approach. In fact, I advocated that very approach a lot some years ago.
But that only gets us so far — we end up with a network where a lot of federated social networks federate with Friendica/Red, but not with one another. That’s less than ideal.
So I much prefer a situation where we finally get a single protocol a lot of software implements, so that interoperability can be had in any direction. And that’s what ActivityPub brought to the table, finally.