@kaniini what the heck, there are more federated projects than mastodon and pleroma. I got my pitchfork ready.
@kemonine even the instance picker would miss all the non-mastodon nodes out there.
Anyways the list seems very random and suggests it is merely based on the author's own follow list.
Like... it federated with switter.at but misses some pretty influential, safe and mainstream sites. I mean...sure switter is valid and an important community but by some standards (workplace) it isn't completely "safe" LOL
This sort of strategy is unhealthy to federation / decentralization.
@kemonine If whitelisting is what the packager thinks is the best default policy I am fine with that, but I would prefer it had an EMPTY list by default, not one that is hard coded with the package manager's personal favourites as a starting point.
That's a terrible precedent to set. It encourages centralization (new users will instinctively pick whitelisted hosts etc) which is bad enough. The fact the list is arbitrary is doubly bad.
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