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OMG IDEA

A Mastodon client-bot which, when ear-burned in a post, puts the post into a database which can be browsed by category.

So, basically opt-in indexing of posts, with a UI which provides functionality equivalent to Circles on G+ except done right.

There could also be a hashtag if the poster didn't want the post to be searchable by content. The bot could also check the user's profile for and use it as the default if found.

Categories could be assigned by hashtag, and the bot's curator could combine certain hashtags that refer to the same thing.

Each category could have its own RSS feed or, heck, a bot which reshares the posts (not that Masto is the best UI for topic-feeds).

I could write this. o.0

@starbreaker Yes! 3rd para: "The bot could also check the user's profile for and use it as the default if found"

@starbreaker Not a problem. I'm *always* missing little details like that that get buried in walloftext. ^.^

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