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Topic: DnD entropy (Read 16075 times)

Re: DnD entropy

Reply #76
So one day I might forget you guys exist??? :)

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Reply #77
Geezus, emoji fail. IDK if happy was what I meant to portray.  :whistle:

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Reply #78
Geezus, emoji fail. IDK if happy was what I meant to portray.  :whistle:
Last post: 2021-10-31, 23:56:49
This post: 2021-11-16, 08:15:44
Old interval: 14 days, 12 hours, 55 minutes and 45 seconds
This interval: 15 days, 8 hours, 18 minutes and 55 seconds

Previous delta: 4 days, 20 minutes and 46 seconds
This delta:  19 hours, 23 minutes and 10 seconds.

Last post: 2021-09-19, 17:52:15
This post:  2021-10-04 06:48:00
Old interval: 10 days, 12 hours, 34 minutes and 59 seconds
This interval: 14 days, 12 hours, 55 minutes and 45 seconds

Previous delta: 12 hours, 53 minutes and 18 seconds
This delta:  4 days, 20 minutes and 46 seconds

For the second time the entropic interval increase happened here in the entropy thread, last time was message 31.

We can imagine a far-flung future, in the throng of …
Third time.

Re: DnD entropy

Reply #79
It has been brought to my attention that registering seems to be broken. I'll have to update the forum software which will hopefully resolve the issue automatically (on account of better compatibility with newer PHP versions).

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Reply #80
It's been ages ago since I registered here. Will old members have to re-register?

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Reply #81
No, definitely not. Just a 1.0 → 1.1.

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Reply #82
No, definitely not. Just a 1.0 → 1.1.

We may be living in a rut.

Last post: 2021-11-17, 09:51:25
This post: 2021-12-03, 19:07:12
Old interval: 15 days, 8 hours, 18 minutes and 55 seconds
This interval: 16 days, 9 hours, 15 minutes and 47 seconds

Previous delta: 19 hours, 23 minutes and 10 seconds.
This delta: 1 day, 56 minutes and 52 seconds.

Fourth time

Re: DnD entropy

Reply #83
Ouch, it's been that long already?

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Reply #84
Yes. But we might, barely, avoid another record this year.


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Reply #86
A slight time warp here, and a force majeure.

This doesn't count.

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Reply #87
You're too kind.

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Reply #88
Now we're three, basically.

Was setting up escape plans for Twitter, expecting a slow Sanctuary-like decline over years. Like real-life events, things may unravel much sooner than that. Anyway, I came across Bridgy (Fed), and got me thinking whether we would want something con-federated or otherwise connected, or just slowly fade out.

This particular software doesn't connect this with that (yet?), but would there be something we wanted if such software existed?

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Reply #89
Sounds like it might be a bit noisy?

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Reply #90
Easily, or too quiet. But with the right gate could be about right, perhaps.

I like forums. I don't like blogs much. And while microblogs like Twitter and Mastodon are OK, they are not really forums.

Forums worked when there was some site filtering right amount of people, Opera in our case. RSS kind of worked when there was a blogosphere. For fun, I checked the Wikipedia entry, last non-vandal edit was exactly one year ago. Not dead, but not very much alive either.

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Reply #91
I've always found the term tiresome and don't mind its demise in that sense. But the fact that Twitter took over a lot of it is a bit of a pity. Incidentally, traditional newspapers have finally started linking sometime in the last five, some as early as ten years. They've effectively all become blogs.

 

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Reply #93
You answered your own question.

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Reply #94
I have been browsing the W3C ActivityPub spec. Basically Twitter/Mastodon, and while there is a inReplyTo field (taking a URI), not really a forum gateway. Sure a post can turn into a tweet or a toot or what have you, and the other direction could be finagled. But that is still not a forum. A forum would focus on the discussion, the topic, the thread, not the individual contributions of the participants. 

Haven't seen if there is any meaningful discussion on what a forum gateway should be, how to manage it, and how to convince forum software makers to support this.


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Reply #96
You answered your own question.
One user and 12 guests online right now. Our forum is hot as hell, unless you are looking at it with ten different devices at the same time.

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Reply #97
Unfortunately chances are that's mostly bots.