The repo (https://github.com/pixelfed/pixelfed/blob/dev/README.md) clearly states
*** do not use this software until there is a stable release ***
And (thousands? really?) users sign up for the pixelfed **beta** and they know this.
Since when is the developer of an open source project not allowed to test their new code before they release it?
(Really, do not try to impose rules upon ppl who devote their time to making things you can pick up for free.)
I am not in a position to impose anything but simply to suggest, and state what makes me unhappy when using and/or trying to contribute to the project.
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!