Issue asking for ActivityPub support in GitLab
Okay come on, *everyone* must want this
Thanks to @ted for filing it :)
I left a comment explaining why GitLab could be improved by an order of magnitude or so by having federations support https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/issues/44486#note_65901018
@cwebber I agree 100%.
I've suggested the same thing often. It's a nonsense for me to have a hundred of accounts to help people in separated servers and all that...
Why don't we make a fork of Gitea or something and we put ActivityPub on top of it?
That would be great for everyone.
@deeds @cwebber I don't really see the point of what you say.
GitHub is a privative place which has many users and that's why *we* end up using it.
There's no more reason than that they are successful. But they are unethical and they don't really respect the values that made them successful.
If we had a free software approach that let's us decide what do we share and how we would be able to say Goodbye to GitHub and create more healthy commons that respect our rights as *people*.
But thats a problem you have in separated servers too.
You can configure stuff incorrectly and make it public by accident at the moment.
Federation doesn't change that in any means, it's just a way to make a server more global but it doesn't force you to share anything.
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!