@marco The idea is to keep the local timeline engaging and open to dialogue and automated posts are really not helpful for that. I have an autoposter for new blog posts, too, and it posts them as unlisted posts. My followers see them, and if I want the local timeline to interact witht them, I'll post a custom status that is more engaging.
@rixx Fair enough. :)
IMHO: keep them listed
1. Mir sind bisher hauptsächlich Menschen in der lokalen Zeitleiste aufgefallen. Ich habe nicht den Eindruck, dass da viele Bots sind.
2. Ein Bot wird dann weg gefiltert während ein viel tootender Mensch weiterhin die Zeitleiste unbenutzbar machen kann.
@ordnung if it gets worse I agree. The way it is right now I am not sure if I agree, it's still tolerable.
@pinkprius Why wait?
@rixx wait to not be too restrictive. Get more opinions of users.
I really don't like how our local timeline has become populated by crosspostings but that's just 1 persons opinion (mine).
@pinkprius Well, I know of several people who think that way and I asked via ordnung which is followed by all people on this instance by default... Can't think of more ways to ask.
@rixx true. Go ahead then :)
@ordnung Sounds good to me. What I like about this approach is that it doesn't make the users work.
Fine with me.
@ordnung sauber. Machen.
@ordnung I think this should be a universal Mastodon policy, imo, but i heard an argument that bots should be able to post publicly once in a while in order to gain more followers. I think a limit on once a week is fine?
@ordnung I support that. Keeps the local timeline clean and not spammed by $whatever
@ordnung i like this solution. It's better than marking them with a bot hashtag, imo. But if enough people complain, the hashtag could be a compromise.
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