This is me and the #IndieWeb - as a geek but non-programmer the friction is just too high for me to stick at it. https://glenn.thedixons.net/giving-up-on-indieweb-again/
Should add the blog post is by https://octodon.social/@donblanco
@raretrack Fair points there, certainly some ways to go before it's turnkey. But to be fair doing it on a static site is not the easiest way to go. (I'm on a WordPress site and get most of it for little effort.)
@neil Yes, that's true. I tried WP and didn't get on with it, but may try again when I'm newly motivated.
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I think the core issue is that the proprietary silos can pay people to work on the user-friendliness of their product.
As far as I understand it - and I welcome correction - the IndieWeb is mostly a side project for the contributors. I suspect most want to make something as good as or better than the proprietary silos, they just can't afford to put that much free time into the project.
Or tl;dr to fix this we need to tackle capitalism head on.
@raretrack This is almost exactly my experience too. I had a mostly working setup in the end, but it didn't matter, because nobody else I know has one.
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