New idea for #WriteFreely: linked mention support for non-#ActivityPub platforms like Twitter.
This is a common pattern you see in the #fediverse: "RT @firstname.lastname@example.org". Of course, Twitter doesn't speak AP. But why not at least bridge the gap for users and link to the profile?
Those are my ideas behind this latest pull request: https://writefreely.org/pull/319
The other part is trying to normalize the @email@example.com syntax with everyday users. Everyone knows how to mention "@handle". This could be a gentle way to introduce them to the idea that a "@handle" can exist on different sites.
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