One of the big things I'm taking-away so far reading the platform #co-op book is that we really need a standards-based reputation/identity system.
I remember reading some protocol-level work on this a few years back when I was getting into #unhosted architectures.
Clearly something that demands a decentralized approach.
I think a huge missing piece for the fediverse is the ability to use your own domain name as a canonical handle alias. Meaning that once someone follows me (i.e. my domain mayel.space which would currently be pointed to my handle @mayel), I would have the ability to switch instances at any time without loosing any followers.
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