Idea: :dont_at_me: as a permissions level for a post.

Can still be boosted and favorited, but servers should prevent replying, and a server implementing this will reject any incoming replies.

This could also be something that a moderator could send in reply to a thread to lock it, or the OP could also do that, for more forum-like implementations of Fediverse technology.

Sub-threads can also be handled that way without affecting the parent.

@Elizafox I mean, that's certainly simpler, although I can see a couple situations where that's insufficient.

(The biggest situations I can think of are when it's instance moderation that does a :dont_at_me:, and then replies are happening that may need to be dealt with by said moderators.)

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