@email@example.com a quick question, I’m using twet (thanks for the recommendation), how do the clients announce between them that you have replied to a previous twt?
You have to follow the other person and the clients look for replies for each of your twts?
@firstname.lastname@example.org So… This is basically not really possible in a decentralised social media like Yarn.social / Twtxt. The only way we can work around this is by growing the network and ecosystem enough to a point where things like other multi-user pods or a search engine might be able to pick-up on things like this, which you might be able to query for (in your client). The only other thing you can do is use tools such as the one @email@example.com built to parse your
access_log for new followers.
That search engine you mention or a global Database of Twt hashes could help. I remember that Twitter users had an external search platform, acquired later by Twitter: https://techcrunch.com/2008/07/15/confirmed-twitter-acquires-summize-search-engine/
As @firstname.lastname@example.org said, a comment in the txt file like: Notify me on this email, or automatically register your feed in this URL as Antenna does, would be a nice addition.
I assume that if you are replying you are interested in making a dual connection, so they can answer you back. Just thinking out loud.
BTW I’m watching I know almost nothing of Yarn =P
yarnd actually has WebMentions support. But generally this doesn’t work very well as in practise I actually find WebMentions isn’t something used a lot. It also has to be supported on the other wise in the first place, which a lot of feeds just aren’t going to bother with. However that is one of the advantages of using
yarnd, if someone does discover and @-mention you, your pod will be “pinged” and it’ll show up in your “Mentions” tab even if you don’t follow them.
yarnd1 also implements WebSub too 👌 Pods actually peer with one another and use WebSub for "feed subscriptions" to update feeds in near real-time.
@email@example.com Didn’t know about WebSub, it’s really cool everything around the simple .txt file to make it work a a social protocol.
Thanks for sharing your knowledge 😀
@firstname.lastname@example.org Yup 😅