I want to support decentralisation, but I also want to have some confidence that a Mastodon instance will be around in the somewhat longer term.
Thus, I was thinking about moving to #Fosstodon. Anything to be aware of?
Turns out it might take up to 24 hours before Mastodon sees that I've linked the two accounts, so I'll try again tomorrow...
More than a week later, and #Mastodon still doesn't detect that I've set up this account as an alias for my new one — guess I'll be staying on mastodon.social for the foreseeable future :/
@vinnl hmm strange..;can you try @firstname.lastname@example.org ?
notice the two @
I've always managed to move to & from different instances without any issue...
@benborges I tried that too, but unfortunately it just removes the @ and then gives the same message.
Worth asking the servers for logs I guess? Especially mastodon.social as they are the ones unable to determine the alias.
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