seems to have passed the point where reading the whole local timeline might not be viable anymore.


Feature idea for Mastodon: when the number of active users rises above some level, registration closes automatically.

@jaranta what if there was some semi-automatic split when instance grows beyond certain threshold? And perhaps a middle level between local and fediverse?

@Stoori @jaranta Automatically spinning up a new instance would be tricky because—who ends up moderating and paying for it?

@bgcarlisle @jaranta that's why semi-automatic.

But yeah, there are endless ways to handle the details, this was just a perhaps not so serious idea :)

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