NOTE: If anyone wants to be added to this list just let me know.

Ok so this seems to be most of the people who publicly stated they had interest in developing the "United Federation of Instances". All of you should have gotten the first draft and opinions were heard and discussed.

Today I will be moving the first draft over to git (either or From there I will encourage each of you to provide suggestions as to edits there, and raise discussions in issues. This way we will be public and have an open transparent forum that keeps the changes on record.

While public feedback is being debated on the proposal I will begin a rough draft on the complete by laws (which will try to represent the broader points in the proposal document). That too will be on gitlab and open to discussion

From there as the movement grows we can begin discussing launching it.

I suggest all communication on the fediverse about this use the hashtag so it is easily searchable.

Since this is a public post I will now share the link to the early draft here, please keep in mind everything here is open for discussion so if anyone doesnt like the current direction, please speak up, we want you to be heard.

@skanman @floppy @john @stevenclyman @robryk @ejg @dashrandom @Romaq @ichoran @AlanOutback @tsomof @aebrockwell @Ryle @tatzelbrumm @Gaythia @ichoran @realcaseyrollins @stux @stux @trinsec @khird @darnell @jq

@freemo @skanman @floppy @john @stevenclyman @robryk @ejg @dashrandom @Romaq @ichoran @AlanOutback @tsomof @aebrockwell @Ryle @tatzelbrumm @Gaythia @realcaseyrollins @trinsec @khird @darnell @jq

I'd be open to joining, but I much prefer the language of the agreement to be on a positive tone. The abstract to me is history that I didn't really play in and i'd rather have it be something that sets the tone for a strong future vs what happened in the past.



For my part, My current finances are in the position of "I have no idea what an extended family situation is going to cost me personally yet."

If I could, I'd run the current document through Grammarly's paid subscription and have it make suggested changes for exactly that... "passive vs. active" tone, various other changes based on a "business proposal" setting. I *think* it has one like that. Maybe. I simply can't do it, and I could only hope someone on this list is already paying for Grammarly (or a product like it) already so it isn't an extra expense to them.

*I* don't write proposals of any sort as a profession. But I'm confident someone has a meat-grinder for it while we work on making this sausage.

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