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Friendica issue


Hi guys,

when I post a comment or a reply this is not display in real-time and I have to refresh the page, most probably is my fault, I must have messed up with some settings, how can I restore the expected behavior?

Thanks in advance!

#friendica #help @Friendica Support
#friendica #help @Friendica Support friendica help
This entry was edited (1 month ago)

@Daniel you should post this question to the Friendica help forum, which can be done by mentioning !Friendica Support, there is many people that can help you.

Also try to do a refresh of the page by "CTRL-F5", also try another browser to see if the problem is the same then.

Thank you for your advice, I'll try it edit my thread!

@Daniel not sure if editing works in case of mentions, this kind of mention with the ! Instead of @ will cause a special distribution, better make a new post and use the exclamation mark instead of the @

You were totally right, but it seems I had to wait to be accepted in the forum...

@Daniel I thought that is automatic.

@Steffen K9 🐰 isn't the contact request approved automatically? Can someone post to the forum without being a contact?



 

What I dislike about the federation


I have been noticing since a while there is a very impolite attitude among many people who use the federated networks, the lacking of desire to build a community that include all the other ones from all the different countries and languages.

Many times I see posts that starting in English which is the most common ground to communicate among the others that end filled up in any others languages than English, along the fact that is unkindly and annoying, it goes in the opposite way of the inclusion which should be the reason why a social network exists.

It is true that Mastodon resolved it brilliantly but in Diaspora and Friendica you can't exclude topics because the language that means is up to the users take the task to avoid cross languages in any topic.

However I see there isn't any desire to avoid that behavior and people are quite careless about that, hence I think I will start to ignore all the people that do not respect this very simple, unwritten and basic rule.

#languages #diaspora #friendica #fediverse #federation #people #respect #inclusion
#languages #diaspora #friendica #fediverse #federation #people #respect #inclusion diaspora federation fediverse friendica languages people

hoergen on Friendica doesn't like this.

Probably I was unclear, in any moment I said that we have to speak just in English, I said if anyone start a topic in English, Spanish, Finnish, Italian etc... It is quite annoying and impolite starting to reply in any other different languages.

I see repeatedly posts that start in a language and end up filled by, mostly the same community, in a different idiom. I don't get the reason as well I don't go replying in Italian, my native language, in any post just because I want or because I am lazy.

there is much room for many innovations in the interface to help encourage more of that community spirit, n discourage the obnoxious trolling behavior, methinks.

i've yet to get the skills/knowledge to hack up such possibilities myself yet. but i see the potential. the fediverse in its infancy, much to grow into better yet. :) and not just many new improvements, but many existing technologies to be tied in (translation for one).



 

Switching the contact type


Hi there,

how can I change a contact from #Friend to #Subscriber and vice-versa?

Thanks!

#help #friendica #contacts
#Friend #Subscriber #help #friendica #contacts contacts friendica help

I haven't seen that in the Help anywhere, but you could note their network name, Drop them, then Add them again. I'm still new to Friendica, though, so don't take this as gospel.

Eventually I got how to do it...

First: you go to contact icon on top (it depends by your theme) and it opens a list of your contacts

Second: each contact as a row of small icons you have to press the one with the tooltip that says "view contact".

Third: on the status' contact there is a button with a label "disconnect/unfollow", when it says that it means you are friends each others, when it says "connect/follow" it means the contact is "a fan of your". While disconnecting from a friend is invisible for the other reconvert it in a friend activates a notification to that contact.