I know that we (well, Gargron) decided a long time ago that quote-posting was more trouble than it's worth, but I wonder if some of its utility couldn't be retained, while sidestepping it's pitfalls, by implementing it on forks (like Hometown) and restricting its availability so that users can only quote-post at the community level. That is, you'd be able to quote-post from anywhere, but only to the instance community.

@lrhodes i don’t think the utility is worth the cost even in that circumstance, which makes the abusive usage essy and the useful case hard

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