and we have our first thread and its two replies served in the browser live!

took a code break yesterday (pondered later structural facets after some back and forth with devine :)

anyway, you can now create new threads from the browser :>

on the train home, tapping away at the account registration & authentication bits

hope to have a first version of the forum running for y'all this weekend! :>

busy putting together the small pieces that make the whole work; showing error messages, error handling, testing the registration flow, etc

there are many steps to making even the most basic forum suitable for cohabitation :>

ayoo we have (scripting safe!) forum markup a-going

note: the embedded image is an image of the forum

just finished the registration cookie bit and i think it's basically complete for this incipient stage.

tomorrow, i'll do some bug hunting, cleaning up, and writing the about page. after that i'll see if i can find someone else from the instance to test it a bit with me before deploying :3

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the first version of the merveilles forum will come online tomorrow evening

get yr thread engines started 🧵

in today's forum changes:
* quote styling (wow such innovation) thanks @royo
* first version of post timestamps (initial contrib by @icco)
* golang improvements from sigrid & @icco
* reposting bug is fixed (thanks @milofultz for tracking the issue down)
* a book club thread forum.merveilles.town/thread/1
* other stuff

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in 24 hours the merveilles forum has had..

73 users register, who wrote 225 posts across 11 threads

wow y'all 😍🥰

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in the first week, the forum saw 103 users join and create 511 posts across 28 threads :merveilles:

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@cblgh Just signed up and made my first comment. 🍵 Another cozy place.

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