@pixeldev how do you feel about cross posting from Instagram into Pixelfed? I’d like to support this in my cross poster Moa but I know cross posting is controversial.

Long, meta, no one asked me 

@foozmeat @pixeldev why are you trying to inheret the systems that are clearly harming us? we wouldn't be finding alternatives if the expectations, code, and community of that software worked. That's, like, most of the reason is unpopular with a lotta fedi, not because of the crossposters in the first place, but because it has become overwhelmingly crossposter.

@foozmeat We have no plans on supporting that.

Instagram has deprecated their APIs and scraping/crawling content is a violation of their ToS.

@liaizon @pixeldev @foozmeat I mean its possible with the Pixelfed APIs but supporting it natively in Pixelfed UI is not on our roadmap!

@dansup @pixeldev @foozmeat the op is the maintainer of the crossposter that already supports instagram > mastodon. they are asking how you would feel if it cross-posted *into* pixelfed (if I am understanding their post correctly)

@liaizon @pixeldev @foozmeat Oh I see, I have no problem with that on Other instances I can't speak for!

@dansup @liaizon @pixeldev thanks yes I explained myself poorly. Are there APIs today that let me post on behalf of a PF user?

@foozmeat @dansup @pixeldev it seems the docs are not released but I thibknthe api is there. its being implemented in @fedilab already.

Pixelfed uses the Mastodon api (most endpoints are already implemented). Also it will have soon some extra endpoints that are documented.
@foozmeat @dansup @pixeldev

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