Wait, what do you mean Mastodon's first public commit was today 4 years ago? 4 years ago? It's been 4 years?
@Gargron $ git log --reverse
commit 9c4856bdb11fc9311ab30a97224cee3dfaec492fAuthor: Eugen RochkoDate: Sat Feb 20 22:53:20 2016 +0100
commit 709c6685a90bb819696566cc9e42e587546d72dcAuthor: Eugen RochkoDate: Mon Feb 22 16:00:20 2016 +0100
Made some progress
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!