@zkat 👋 I'm building Dropserver, an application server/platform for hosting personal web services.
No blockchains or anything web3, just an attempt to give users control over the code that they interact with on the internet, without throwing the whole client-server model out the window.
(It's still very new and far from generally usable)
@teleclimber No blockchain? How will this solve our world's most pressing needs without that? Looks at Bitcoin's energy usage... oh wait.
@gabek Owncast looks amazing. Huge props 🙌 !
Right now whatever you want to run on Dropserver has to run on Deno at a minimum. One potential solution is WASM, which of course Deno can run. Don't know if you looked at compiling oc to WASM?
Another factor is that user auth is handled by Dropserver, so whatever you have baked in for that would need rearranging.
Have you found that self-hosting is a big barrier to adoption for OC?
@teleclimber oh I get it. I was thinking it was more like YunoHost where applications get installed and there's a frontend for auth and administration, my bad!
As for self-hosting, people seem to like that aspect of it. Since the people who don't want to host their own things are already using other services. So focusing on empowering those who want it makes people happy.
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