At Wed, 20 Feb 2013 11:50:45 -0800,
Tom Johnson wrote:
> > but it would be difficult to replace the social network around the
> Especially difficult now that GitHub is where the community is. It's
> technically possible to build a social web that works on a decentralized
> basis, but it may no longer be culturally possible. Platforms are hard to
> get down from.
Maybe. Most people today use internet email, not Compuserve email;
they use the web, not AOL keywords; and they use jabber/xmpp, not ICQ.
I don’t think it’s unreasonable to think that people will eventually
leave twitter for a status.net implementation, or github for something
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