Hi blimps! I'm looking into upgrading the instance software! We're on an older branch, so we may go down temporarily to upgrade soon!

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Ah lots of package updates! May be some extended downtime here, I really want to get us up-to-date.

Unrelated, does anyone actively use the Matrix server? I may take it offline for now. I can spin up a separate server later if serious interest picks up, but I may just take it offline entirely soon, provided I won't be fucking over other servers.

@ceralor ... Matrix server?

(I'm just on Mastodon here, so far as I know.)

@Austin_Dern Matrix is sorta like "what if slack/discord was federated too" so chats span any instance people connect to it from.

@ceralor Aah, OK. I see. ... Well, it's outside the stuff I use, but remember that it takes me a lot of energy to use anything that I wasn't using in 2004 at the latest.

@Austin_Dern Oh trust me, it's still not exactly easy to get into. Stickers don't exactly exist people can add to though that's a WIP I believe? Basically they started pushing it hard even when the main server is still partially considered proof-of-concept and it had super barebones functionality. It's further now but still.

@ceralor I see, yeah. Does sound like it should be good for some uses. Of course, I have an obligation to stick to mucks for what this seems to address.

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