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Links your MastodonMastodon
Mastodon is an open source federated micro-blogging platform.
The Mastodon documentation site https://docs.joinmastodon.org/ covers what a microblog and federation are:

Similar to how blogging is the act of publishing updates to a website, microblogging is the act of publishing small updates to a stream of updates on your profile. You can publish text posts and optionally attach media such as pictures, audio, video, or polls. Mastodon lets you follow friends and discover new ones.
Federation...
account to Twitter to enable cross-posting in both directions.

@flancian and I have formed a squad under the FedStoa to run Moa as a public utility. The home base for this is now on Gitlab at https://gitlab.com/fedstoa/moa. The issue queue in that repo is where TODOs are actively being tracked.

The Matrix channel #moaparty:matrix.org is where chat discussion is happening. Add #moaparty to your Twitter, Instagram, or Mastodon posts, or the Moa PartyMoa Party
Links your [[Mastodon]] account to [[Twitter]] to enable cross-posting in both directions.
@flancian and I have formed a squad under the FedStoa to run Moa as a public utility. The home base for this is now on Gitlab at https://gitlab.com/fedstoa/moa. The issue queue in that repo is where TODOs are actively being tracked.
The Matrix channel #moaparty:matrix.org is where chat discussion is happening. Add #moaparty to your Twitter, Instagram, or Mastodon posts, or the [[Moa Party]] wikilink...
wikilink.

Features

  • Git Siphon for Moa PartyGit Siphon for Moa Party
    This is a feature write up for [[Moa Party]].
    My [[agora]] is stored in Git as a series of Markdown files, and I have some process for adding, editing, and publishing those notes. The [[Anagora]] server automatically ingests and publishes my agora directly from a Git interface.
    A [[siphon]] is a way of ingesting content into an agora. By using git directly, anything that can post to git can be ingested.
    Since Moa Party already supports Twitter and Mastodon cross posting, it is also a good can...
  • Roam Siphon for Moa Party
  • Micropub endpoint for Moa Party

To Do

Create a Mastodon account, pick a home server for Moa Party, maybe mastodon.social?

  • In the future, we may very well want to run a Mastodon server of our own for various experimental things for FedStoa

Create a “Wikilinks Support” open collective goal

  • initially this will post wikilink content to a Git repo as a Daily Logo
  • Need to write up Git Siphon for Moa PartyGit Siphon for Moa Party
    This is a feature write up for [[Moa Party]].
    My [[agora]] is stored in Git as a series of Markdown files, and I have some process for adding, editing, and publishing those notes. The [[Anagora]] server automatically ingests and publishes my agora directly from a Git interface.
    A [[siphon]] is a way of ingesting content into an agora. By using git directly, anything that can post to git can be ingested.
    Since Moa Party already supports Twitter and Mastodon cross posting, it is also a good can...
    feature

Write up a blog post announcing Moa as a public utility

Create a “Roam Support” open collective goal

  • do this later, once we have Instagram and the Git siphon underway

Done

Created a Twitter account @moaparty

Created an Instagram account @moa.party

  • Without the period is taken

Created an Open CollectiveOpen Collective
Open Collective is an online funding platform for open and transparent communities. It provides the tools to raise money and share your finances in full transparency.
The platform itself is open source on Github under an MIT LicenseMIT License
The MIT License is a [[Permissive License]].
. The front end is a [[React]] app powered by [[NextJS]].
FissionFission
Fission is the company I founded in June [[2019]] with [[Brooklyn Zelenka]].

https://fission.codes
twitter @fissioncodes
[[Discord]] chat https://fission.codes/discord
[[Discourse]] forum https://talk.fission.codes

is a Fiscal Host https://opencollective.com/fission
at https://opencollective.com/moa, which is under the FissionFission
Fission is the company I founded in June [[2019]] with [[Brooklyn Zelenka]].

https://fission.codes
twitter @fissioncodes
[[Discord]] chat https://fission.codes/discord
[[Discourse]] forum https://talk.fission.codes

Fiscal Host.

  • created monthly and annual “Happy Poster” backer levels
  • created a “Bring back Instagram” goal of $1000CAD – more than this? Boris intends to contribute at least $500 to get it started

Created a FedStoa org on Github

  • https://github.com/FedStoa
  • plan is to move the original github repo there when transferred, and set it up as a mirror of the Gitlab source

Originally created by James Moore, a Python / Flask app and open source on Github under an MIT LicenseMIT License
The MIT License is a [[Permissive License]].
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As of September 2020, Instagram cross posting is disabled because of changes in the Instagram API. Likely same reason that OwnYourGram doesn’t really work anymore.

Donations are accepted by James on LiberapayLiberapay
A recurrent donations platform.

Liberapay is run transparently by a non-profit organization, its source code is public.

Doesn’t appear to be open source?
About page:

Liberapay is a way to donate money recurrently to people whose work you appreciate.
Payments come with no strings attached. You don’t know exactly who is giving to you, and donations are capped at CA$150.00 per week per donor to dampen undue influence.
By default, the total amount you give and the total amount you receive are ...
at https://liberapay.com/hypnagogic/donate