One of the few pretty things about the English language is how the word “subtle” subtley has a silent “b” snuck in there.
Also totally understand why non-English speakers might just feel annoyed they need to know one more exception..
Every time I see a William Blake painting, I imagine him painting in a dark room with a beard, naked, with jars of urine lining the walls.
You know @VassyKapelos@twitter.com is a good bet for @PnPCBC@twitter.com when the knee-jerks on Twitter can't decide if she's a "liberal millennial" or a "JT hater"
@kaniini crawling an instance’s toots _without_ buying it is a weekend project for one person. When you own the db, pumping into elasticsearch takes maybe an afternoon.
If an afternoon’s work feels like a sufficient deterrent from hostile actors buying your instance and stealing your data, I envy you your lazy attackers.
Sorry I wasn’t able to put this as simply as you have...
@kaniini if you’re talking about elasticsearch, it’s like saying “well they both used $someDatabase to store data on their servers...”
Mastodon offers the promise of federation, not freedom from whatever arbitrary technology was used for evil elsewhere.
It’s true in this case, as it has been since time and memorial, that technology isn’t the scary thing, it’s how people use it.
I will cherish this as I cherished how @firstname.lastname@example.org followed me for a full month in 2008.
before i pay some stranger on fiverr to record me a horn section, are there any horn players on masto looking to make a quick buck $$
Only thing that sounds stranger than Representative Biggs? Representative Slaughter.
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