Hey it's a new release of Hometown, my Mastodon fork! This one adds two custom themes by Emma Winston.
The hard part is figuring out what to do with local-only posts when an instance moves back to Mastodon. I wrote down my current thoughts on how this might work, both on short-term and long-term solutions:
@darius is there a way to do the DM solution such that a move back to hometown again restores them?
@bcj if there were, I wouldn't implement it. too confusing for users. even the DM thing might be too confusing, I'm not sold on that either
@tedu It's the latter I'm worried about, which is why v1 is just going to be full deletion.
@darius Oh I like it, can I just upgrade?
@Cito there are fairly comprehensive instructions on the wiki! as long as you are self hosting it should be doable. I'm happy to help, too
Hometown is adapted from Mastodon, a decentralized social network with no ads, no corporate surveillance, and ethical design.