Special thank you to their admin Guinan for allowing us to set up. TenForward.social has been operational since 2017, so they should prove a reliable home.

  • Baloo Uriza
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    511 months ago

    @Admin Heh, seems random when we can follow the sub from Mastodon directly! I mean, that’s how I’ve been doing it.

    • SysAdminOPA
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      True, but following the instance directly can be a bit of a firehose of information since you get ALL posts and comments. We wanted to have a place to alert for scheduled maintenance, events, and stuff like that.

      • lxskllr
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        311 months ago

        @Admin @BalooUriza

        Yea, following the site in Mastodon is suboptimal. I’m kind of waiting to see how all this stuff shakes out. I don’t like creating accounts everywhere, so I’m looking at kbin, lemmy, or just staying on mastodon. Depends on where the software goes.

        • Value SubtractedMA
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          Maybe I’ll be proven wrong in time, but I think the core functionalities of Lemmy and Mastodon are different enough that (a) I find it hard to imagine an interoperability solution that’s fully satisfactory, and (b) having an account for each makes sense to me, just as it made sense to have accounts on both Twitter and Reddit before they collapsed into their respective pits of despair.

          • Corgana
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            Agreed. I could see the option to follow just posts from a given community useful. It would also be nice if there comes an easy way to sign in to Lemmy OR Mastodon with one account if a server were running both.

          • lxskllr
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            511 months ago

            @ValueSubtracted

            I’m used to painful browsing. I keep my systems pretty locked down, so I’m always twiddling knobs to see what I want. What I envision is a tabbed interface where I could have startrek.website in a non logged in tab, with my logged in mastodon acct in another. I click on the federation link in startrek, and it automatically populates my mastodon acct to make a reply. A cursory look at kbin looks like it might work like that, but I need to spend the time studying it.

      • Nmyownworld
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        “We wanted to have a place to alert for scheduled maintenance, events, and stuff like that.”

        Very cool. I have it bookmarked. I don’t have a Mastodon account, yet. I’ve had a Twitter account for years, but I very, very rarely logged on to it. I tend to be verbose (I’m working on it), rather than pithy, a habit that didn’t mesh with Twitter.

    • SysAdminOPA
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      211 months ago

      You’re most welcome!

    • SysAdminOPA
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      210 months ago

      Maybe they simply don’t like us