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Federating identi.ca?

Thursday, July 03, 2008 by Dave Winer.

A picture named car.gifI note that a number of programmers I respect are trying to launch instances of the software behind identi.ca.  Permalink to this paragraph

If they're successful, and if there is a decent way to connect them into a federation (meaning we can communicate even if we're using different hosts), then we're getting somewhere. Permalink to this paragraph

Is there some place where someone is monitoring the status? A wiki? A discussion thread? Permalink to this paragraph

I'm not planning on running one until the trail has been well blazed, maybe not even then, but I don't mind helping track the progress.  Permalink to this paragraph

Update #1: Les Orchard has two instances running. Permalink to this paragraph

Update #2: laconica.kamleitner.comPermalink to this paragraph


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