Unique user names in Discourse Hub


(Christoph) #1

Mastodon solved this by appending the mastodon instance’s domain to your username, like an email address: codinghorror@meta.discourse.org. Boom!

Revitalizing the Discourse Hub
ActivityPub Implementation for Discourse
Discourse to discourse SSO
(Kane York) #2

A fun thing it has is vanity domains, such as @toph@oulipo.social - a curious instantiation that disallows any utilization of that fifth Latin symbol (which is not in this posting).

(Christoph) #3

I’m trying to understand what you’re saying, but it feels a bit like reading this:

Could you clarify?


I actually wondered the same thing on Mastodon’s Discourse. And I just submitted a proposal that, if accepted, will provide funding for doing just that. ActivityPub support in Discourse sounds very promising.