One highlight from 3.3.0 is that account suspensions can now be reversed without data loss within 30 days. This makes moderation mistakes less fatal.

Another highlight is that you can now opt into being notified when somebody you follow makes a new post, so rare posters are not lost among an otherwise busy home feed.

You can now dynamically block IPs and IP ranges from the admin interface, preventing full access or merely limiting sign-ups, to help combat spam.

There are a lot of performance improvements in 3.3.0. The list of known servers and blocked domains in the admin interface now loads within a few hundred ms instead of multiple seconds. Deleting an account's data is about 100 times faster.

Some conditions that caused unnecessary work in the web interface during typing have been fixed, making it feel less laggy.

Media modals in the web interface are prettier, using the media's dominant color to tint the overlay, and displaying an action bar to interact with it.

In 3.3.0, you can finally control media playback using familiar hotkeys. Spacebar, m, f, and even frame-by-frame navigation using . and ,

@Mastodon a few other highlights:
- registration forms now have some rudimentary anti-spam measures baked in, which should get rid of most of the non-Mastodon-specific registration spam open and approval-based Mastodon instances get
- you can now select which replies to display in lists (any reply to people you follow, only to members of the list, or none)
- searching for a known private toot via URL is now much more reliable
- unread notification markers
- inconsistencies in followers between two Mastodon 3.3.0 instances get fixed automatically when processing follower-only posts

@Claire

just see w3.org/TR/activitypub/#conform
Most important : You need to support / bridge all "type"

I don't know. I have invited @Gargron to the official Conf 2019 and 2020 conf.activitypub.rocks/#home then we talked about the law w3.org/2020/12/11-social-minut and now we have an assembly at

JUST COME BY SOMEWHEN …
socialhub.activitypub.rocks/ta

@sl007 i'm confused regarding the “types” you think we don't support

also, i'm sorry, but i definitely won't be available tomorrow nor the day after, at all

@Gargron

@Claire @Gargron

sorry for the delay.
ActivityPub at the worlds largest dev conf is very busy.
Many people ask questions on mastodon, we tell them to ask it to you. As said, it would be nice, if you could attend anything.

And AGAIN: I would like to smash Deutsche Bahn, THEY are the reason, why I missed Vienna workshop.

So:
Last time I've sent “Article”.
Nobody at mastodon received it, they faded away.
Also I describe some problems in my Talk for AP Conf.

W3C Social CG is freaky active …

@sl007 @Gargron first, i'd appreciate if you could tone down on the passive-aggressiveness of your messages

with that out of the way, i thought it was commonly accepted that an application wouldn't have to handle the whole ActivityStreams 2.0 vocabulary. The meaning behind the various terms is often broadly-defined and does not always apply to microblogging, which Mastodon is for first and foremost

as for “Article” objects, they should display within Mastodon as the title of the article and a link to the full object. If that doesn't happen, it's not because we don't “support” Article objects but because there is another bug somewhere, either on your side on Mastodon's

@Claire @Gargron

Hey,

this is NOT passive aggressive.
That was to say my friends and me are a bit disappointed that we (volunteers) try to organise about 4-5 ActivityPub events a year (Offdem FEB, Panel MAR/APR, Conf OCT and CCC DEC) since years and never anyone of mastodon appeared.
It was about to ask what we do wrong and what I can make better.

About “i thought it was commonly accepted”:
What gave you the impression if you do not speak to the other 50 software makers?

@Claire @Gargron

It was just the question, WHY nobody of you attended at least 1 of the last 40 Social CG meetings where we just want to specify the future and talk.
Next up in Social CG is
git.activitypub.dev/ActivityPu

We are at rC3 still today and tomorrow and have to prepare the Spritely AMA! now,
open to anyone at 5PM
socialhub.activitypub.rocks/ta
Also was in early contact with the EU Commissioners to fight for compulsory Interop but we are to weak alone.
And now the majors, that's much to handle.

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