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@tkanos@netbros.com That’s why I was thinking it might be easy to implement. I am looking at implementing my own client/server, and it would be nice to have as few protocols as possible to deal with. Now that I’m saying this, I don’t actually know how many people are using twtxt registries vs yarn.social json protocol.

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@prologic@twtxt.net I see registries/search engines as a way of removing the complicated operational piece of twtxt. Just put a static twtxt up on the web and rely on search to notify you of non-follower mentions and to discover others talking about what you care about.

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@prologic@twtxt.net It’s really easy to publish a flat twtxt file from just about any client you can imagine. The hard part is being notified of mentions and discovering new feeds. There is some degree of centralization/always on needed for that piece. By standardizing the hard part to an interchangeable API, it would allow a diversity of clients to be built with little effort. Just plug in your preferred search engine(s) and you’re good to go.

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