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Hi!

Your post was pretty interesting!

I have a comment on one small part of your post:
> perhaps even a clever protocol for "web forums" generally.

There's already a protocol for that!  It's called Usenet (built on the
UUCP protocol much like Gemini is built on the TLS protocol):
=> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usenet
=> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UUCP

While the old Usenet network is inactive and filled with spam, there's
not much stopping a new Usenet network from rising.  It's federated,
lightweight (but not too minimalist), easy to set up; it really is a lot
like an ActivityPub-Gemini fusion for internet forums.  Write a few
fancy clients rather than the 30-40 year old existing clients, host a
few federated servers (independent from the existing Usenet network),
generate some hype, and I could see it being a Fediverse for forums.

Just an interesting tidbit that I wanted to share.

~nytpu

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Correction: "30-40 year old clients" should be "20-30 year old clients"

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That's really interesting! I've heard of Usenet before, but I think I
got into computers just a little too late to have used it in it's prime.
I'm gonna have to look into it a lot more, I've always personally liked
forums more than the ActivityPub/twitter mircoblogging stuff.

If you don't mind, I'll throw your comment (with the correction) at the
bottom of my post so others can see it.

- kota
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