Doug, that seems super interesting and very well aligned indeed. Your mention of language barriers also makes me trigger another small limitation on other microblogging services that Bonfire could make better: the ability to express the language used, per post.Many people (me included) uses 2 or more languages. If the language setting is in the configuration, there is only one. But if it can be set by post, I can express when I'm posting in Spanish and when in English, so people can filter those. WDYAT?

That's a really good point, @EduMerco. It would be even better if, as well as providing benefits to others* it was also of value to you as well.I'm sadly monolingual, but I wonder if you can think of things that would be useful in the composer interface that would benefit the person crafting the message?* i.e. people can filter by language on their timeline

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Doug, that seems super interesting and very well aligned indeed. Your mention of language barriers also makes me trigger another small limitation on other microblogging services that Bonfire could make better: the ability to express the language used, per post.Many people (me included) uses 2 or more languages. If the language setting is in the configuration, there is only one. But if it can be set by post, I can express when I'm posting in Spanish and when in English, so people can filter those. WDYAT?

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That's a really good point, @EduMerco. It would be even better if, as well as providing benefits to others* it was also of value to you as well.I'm sadly monolingual, but I wonder if you can think of things that would be useful in the composer interface that would benefit the person crafting the message?* i.e. people can filter by language on their timeline

Sorry Doug it took me some time (just needed focus on work deliverables and events). Yes, as benefits for the writer I can think at least 2: UI appropriate labels and translations where there is text (nothing terribly valuable, really, but smoothing), spell checking (although not so easy since today is common to have mixed languages in a toot, but anyway...). Eventually this could create a shared list of words in the instance or a group so as to make a better spellchecking for everyone. As benefits for everyone, as you said, there is filtering and also translations. If we know each person preferred language/s, we can offer translated versions by default for certain languages. This could be part of each User preferences. That is, each account can specify what language/s: the UI is preferred.the posts are filtered/allowedthe posts are translated or not by default. WDYT? :)

Just as we have available selections for reach (mentioned people, followers, circles, instance, fediverse) and advices about content, we could have a list of allowed languages as an option. In this way, if it's not the default, the user can specify other. WDYT? :)

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Yeah definitely! This is something I've been wanting to do. Will keep it in mind for our upcoming redesign of the composer.