Further to the above, how do things like PeerTube work the other way around? It's all great being able to subscribe to PeerTube channels and see them in my feed but what if I wanted to post some content in a similar manner? Would it be more appropriate to just upload a video in a toot, or should I actually create a PeerTube instance for hosting content? Would audience reach be better on one than the other?
Finally, I suppose I initially misinterpreted how ActivityPub worked, I thought of it as a sort of "decentralized login" such that I would be able to go and visit other ActivityPub sites, logging in with my user credentials from here and then using the platform over there. This, I'm now aware, is completely wrong. But I wonder if the ideals of "one decentralized account to rule them all" is possible still?
Yes - I wrote all of this out before breaking it up and posting as separate toots.
Yes - I really do need help.
Yes - I'm procrastinating work.
@stuts maybe you're thinking of OpenID?
@tomosaigon You're probably right! I figured that ActivityPub was aiming for a sort of decentralized account that could interact with everything (as it can just through the one site instead of being able to login on others)
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