I get the impression some folks think that butts are there to like... personally attack them, as if I know what hellsite is and have control over how they display our content.

The woof.group content-warning norms are already a carefully-chosen compromise in deference to a fediverse which is--let's be honest--conservative beyond the wildest dreams of Anita Bryant. Of course local norms and personal expectations vary, and that's okay! What I don't know is how to handle those subculture boundaries

Like as an admin here I could suspend federation with hellsite, but that feels silly: some of them *want* our posts! Hellsite's admins can mark woof.group content as sensitive--which is IMO entirely reasonable--but users who file remote reports like this are explicitly asking for more than that: they want our participation in enforcing their norms. Is that reasonable? Probably for some classes of content, but like... you can see people wearing only jockstraps on public sidewalks in SF and Berlin


@aphyr when @skelly@redroo.ml had a cooking instance running, they had it auto-CW all outbound posts with "maybe food" which was both funny and preemptive :)

not a suggestion, just for info purposes if you're seeking options

@robey @skelly Yeah, that might be an option, but it also feels weird to pre-emptively CW content that's probably 80% non-lewd--that makes filtering less useful for everyone else. :/

@aphyr agreed... the real difference seems to be whether it's coming from an explicit follow (you know what you're getting) or showing up in some federated feed (my eyes!)

dunno anything about how mastodon's plumbing works (so i should stop here) but ideally they could have an "auto-cw but only for randos" feature?

@robey yeah, I mean that's an idea, for sure! I could see some folks opting into that.

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