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Announcing the ticket comment federation demo! The first ForgeFed demo :)

It's implemented on Vervis (whose UI is very lacking at the moment, sorry for that) and uses (with some little custom details, I'll write about them soon!). Demo details and instructions here:

socialhub.network/t/vervis-tic

Thoughts, feedback, bug reports and questions are very very welcome :)

--fr33

Roughly-weekly ForgeFed update :)

@zplus and deesix have been working on MCFI and a command-line client to to interact with MCFI and potentially any ForgeFed forge. Waiting to start speccing the vocabulary.

@bill_auger wrote a detailed ForgeFed intro: notabug.org/peers/forgefed/src

I deployed 2 Vervis instances and successfully federated ticket comments between them. Still polishing some rough parts and bugs. After that I'll start writing a spec draft explaining what's been done so far :)

--fr33

A little ForgeFed update 😀

@zplus is working on MCFI, which is a federation server component for use by forges, written in Python :python:

I'm working on federation for Vervis (in Haskell). The C2S part of ticket comment federation works, and I'm fixing the S2S bugs.

We need to create roadmaps for adding federation to forges, especially (Go) and CE (Ruby), in collab with their teams. If you'd like to help or you know someone who can, talk to us :)

--fr33

Hi everyone!

ForgeFed is a project aiming to define a protocol and a vocabulary for federation of project hosting and collaboration platforms (forges), and get it implemented in the existing forges such as GitLab CE, Gitea and so on.

Federation is based on ActivityPub with some tweaks and new vocabulary :)

I'm working on a demo, implementing federation in a forge called Vervis. Earlier today I deployed 2 test instances for this! More details and links soon :)

--fr33

Hello fediverse!

We decided to have an account here to share updates about our work on project hosting federation. And this is the first post :)

There are various independent projects related to project federation; the one I'm working on is based on ActivityPub, with some extra bits and extensions. And I'm excited about it!

Comments on our posts here are very welcome! We have a Discourse forum too, and IRC channels (which can be accessed via Matrix too!).

See you in the next posts :)

--fr33

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