@ben Ah. I get the jist, but that's a pretty non-specific criticism. 927 gets thrown around a lot. Anything that's a protocol could be criticized this way, the question is what other protocols is ActivityPub redundant of. But that would've been more appropriate for SocialCG while they were standardizing it.
I'm not championing any effort that's meant to unify /replace a protocol, fwiw. Merely suggesting building on an existing protocol. So I don't find 927 too applicable here.
@ben Did you read my blog post and refuse to accept my philosophy/viewpoint because the philosophy you have is precisely the one I call out and compare it to.
ActivityPub isn't meant to solve any specific domain problems. It just so happens to have a bad "extension" for the social media domain coupled and bundled with the original spec.
If you don't share this view, that's fine.
@ben OK, good to know. I was worried if I had fucked up my post and hadn't clearly communicated on this point. I'm not a great writer and I don't put myself out there often so I am a little extra jumpy. Sorry if it comes across as snappy!
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