why pylodon exists

first off: mastodon is amazing and i'm so impressed by @gargon's tenacity and brilliance in bringing it to life that being said, the biggest weakness that i see with mastodon is how intertwined the frontend and backend are. it has what i understand to be an excellent API, but i…

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there's something special about being able to say, "i want a blog", run sudo apt-get install ghost-cli[1], ghost install[2], and then start blogging at your new blog subdomain. this feels like such a pure form of existence on the web, to have an A * [IP address]…

pylodon development, part 1

pylodon began as smilodon.social, a python flask-based website meant to interoperate primarily with mastodon. over time, i started to understand the scope of ActivityPub, and realized that it could be so much more than another way of using mastodon. pylodon split from smilodon to be a standalone ActivityPub S2S…