I've made a deliberate choice against a quoting feature because it inevitably adds toxicity to people's behaviours. You are tempted to quote when you should be replying, and so you speak at your audience instead of with the person you are talking to. It becomes performative. Even when doing it for "good" like ridiculing awful comments, you are giving awful comments more eyeballs that way. No quote toots. Thank's

@isagalaev @Gargron

a boost still allows the original creator to destroy the original toot

if I boost your toot and you delete it, the boost boosts nothing

if I quote it and you delete it, the quote is still there

@isagalaev @Gargron Same opinion for me, as for simple links, in a way. Quotes are neutral, it's the comments on them or the context that are not. Moreover, quotes are not necessarily (lead to) toxic, as quoting jokes or poetry. It's a manner to respect the author (quoting his name too with the text).

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