Announcing my latest open source project, in collaboration with @carl

🌵 Cactus Comments - Federated web comments, based on the Matrix protocol.

Docs: cactus.chat/
Demo: cactus.chat/demo
Source: gitlab.com/cactus-comments

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@asbjorn @carl is there a way to only post if you’re logged into a Matrix instance to prevent spam?

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Short answer:
Not yet, but it is coming.

Long answer: Yes, in a pretty hacky way. You can do it in two ways:
- manually setting m.room.guest_access in all the comment section rooms you want to require authentication for
- disabling guest registration entirely for the default homeserver

But those hacks will both generate user-visible errors.

See this issue for progress on doing it "cleanly": gitlab.com/cactus-comments/cac

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