@somnius Is this a drop-in replacement for the official Mastodon codebase? Or do I need to adjust some things before migrating to Hometown? It looks like Homehown is still based on Mastodon 3.4.6?
@f If you've updated to 3.5.0 already I'd wait until Hometown updates to that version first. Hometown is a light fork of Mastodon's codebase that adds a few extra features!
They have a migration page on their wiki if you want to learn how to do that, all you have to do us merge in Hometown's changes, make sure assets are compiled, and then restart your Mastodon processes: https://github.com/hometown-fork/hometown/wiki/Initial-migration
@dualhammers None have any hometown-specific features as far as I'm aware, unfortunately!
However, for local only posting, you just have to place an emoji before your toot! See the wiki for more info (other sections have info about the other features too): https://github.com/hometown-fork/hometown/wiki/Local-only-posting
@somnius @dualhammers this answered my main question about it so, great. Minor one is, does responding to something local only imply local only or, nah? Since there's no indication of a local only toot on tusky etc it'd be a potential shame to accidentally public a local thread, but I guess only the mobile poster's toots will show up that way anyhow
@somnius nice! rebased https://github.com/merveilles/merveilles-town/pull/547 :) - also PR'ed it to hometown now (https://github.com/hometown-fork/hometown/pull/1156).
@somnius Oh no! Non-marvelous townies are going to miss all the local-only content. My FOMO senses are tingling.
Seems like a cool idea, though.
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