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I've released version 2.0.0 of my RSS to ActivityPub converter! This now provides functionality I'd hacked in to rss.friend.camp - it requires OAuth 2.0 authorization for someone to create a new AP account for an RSS feed.

I used to run this service "in the open" but was overwhelmed by spammers. Now the admin of a Mastodon (or Pleroma or any federated server that is an OAuth 2 provider) can provide this converter as a service solely to members of their instance.

github.com/dariusk/rss-to-acti

@darius that's a beautiful protocol/software & social hack Darius!

@darius is there anything special required for an upgrade to an existing install? Any change to database structure or anything?

@mike nope no database migration needed or anything. It creates some new records in a new table if one doesn't exist.

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