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We're currently organizing the first General Assembly for .

We were considering using audio, with a fallback text chat during the meeting (as we usually do).

However, someone pointed out that using audio as the primary channel meant excluding trans women.

We're looking for feedback from trans women and people that are uncomfortable with audio meetings in general.

What works best for you? What doesn't? Do you consider text-based meetings a good option ?

(you can answer privately)

This is the final call if you want to vote and help us picking prioritary anti-abuse features for 's roadmap!

The poll is closing tomorrow:

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@melunaka @wxcafe on l’a déjà traduit pour @funkwhale
Tu peux reprendre des phrases, ou améliorer ce qui a été fait si tu veux :)

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@funkwhale @robin so 🐳 many 🐳 beautiful 🐳 whales


It also includes a page dedicated to our awesome ,

This page is designed as an entrypoint to the community:

- Where can you get in touch with the community?
- What can you do to help the project?
- How can you get help?

And if you need to contact core contributors and moderators directly, the contact page got you covered as well ;)

Allright, our new website is now up and running at 🎉 🎉 🎉

It features:

- Cute illustrations drawed by @robin
- Cleaner, mobile-first design
- More accurate and accessible explanations about the project
- A brand new pod selector
- A brand new "Applications" page listing Funkwhale-compatible apps
- Internationalization-ready content, so we can translate the site in many languages!

Many thanks to testers, proof-readers, designers and everyone who helped!

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@marsxyz @funkwhale Yes there is:

There were a few requests to add support for it and I really liked it after trying it out.

Hello Community! As per our ongoing audit started by @GinnyMcQueen a few weeks ago, we know have a pretty clear overview of the weaknesses of the software, and possible solutions to improve the situation:

We're going to start a an open poll this friday to have a clearer idea on each item priority and organize the development.

You have two remaining days to add your feedback to the thread in case we are missing anything :)

Thank you!

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@funkwhale To put it another way, you want a license for art that is compatible with the AGPL3, otherwise distribution becomes a bit of a problem: if the Art license is not compatible with the AGPL, you can't distribute the whole package, because AGPL can't be mixed with incompatible licenses.

This leaves you with either AGPL-compatible software licenses, or CC-BY-SA. There might be others, but these are the safest bets.

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@funkwhale AGPL3+CC-BY-SA work nicely together. CC-BY-SA is one-way compatible with (A)GPL3+ too:

Meaning, you can take a CC-BY-SA art and bundle it with GPL3 source, where the whole collection is under GPL3 (but lifted out, art is still CC-BY-SA).

The linked post seems to talk exactly about the Funkwhale case: creative work under CC-BY-SA being adapted and melded into source code covered by (A)GPL3.

(Sorry, not gonna join Loomio just to post this)

If you have some experience with licensing of non-code assets (e.g illustrations) in open-source projects, we'd like your feedback here:

Basically, since Funkwhale is AGPL licensed, what would be the best license for graphical assets that may be embedded in the software?

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I just found out that a rapper I've been listening to for years has released his last three albums as #CreativeCommons nc-by-sa. (The licence information is in the notes for each song.)
Someone who runs a #Funkwhale instance might want to add his #music to their instance.
#Rap #CHH #HipHop #FreeCulture

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Hey, y’all, come join the @funkwhale community and project, in which preventing abuse is more important that technical features. We’re building a collective around it, feel free to join, at least to discover who we are and what we do

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@lambda_meadow @GinnyMcQueen @funkwhale yes. We even have written this in the code of conduct (, that applies to all contributors. People that don’t respect this code of conduct are not welcome in our community, and we will do anything to protect the people that actually want to work together with human values

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you are confusing freedom with opression.
racism is not freedom, it's opression.
And if you use this opression, you're taking part in taking others freedom away.

@funkwhale is freesoftware.

But free as in freedom, not opressive as in racism.

I'm glad that I could help you to overcome your logical fallacy. It's sometimes difficult to see them by ourself.

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