pro tip: allowlist vs blocklist is a false dichotomy and they're actually just two ends of a whole spectrum that no one seems willing to explore or even think about
examples of things that fall between:
-federation by trust (i.e. allows federation with any instances which federate with someone on your allowlist)
-timed federation allowing and blocking
-built-in ways for an instance's users to add/request new instances to federate with
@norikawa Wait how are those in-between? It's just QoL improvement over allowlist.
@Deiru basically modifying it to "more permissive than allowlist" is how i'm looking at it
@norikawa I don't see that either. I just see a lot of good ways to work with allowlist and that's honestly all I need to hear.
Just didn't see it as "in between".
@norikawa Those *are* very slick ways to combat 99% of bullshit excuses tho.
@email@example.com i want federation requests so badly it's not even funny
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