I really worry about the future of Zot
First observation: no new project based on Zot is created
Second observation: no existing project works on adding Zot support (eg: https://git.feneas.org/socialhome/socialhome/issues/479
Socialhome gave up)
I see 2 reasons to explain that:
What we need:
With this 2 points, #zot
acceptation should increase. I think some projects will have a look (like #solid
which really fit with #NomadicIdentities
Without Zot adoption, there will be only 2 active projects by the same small coreteam, and it's going to die (like #Diaspora*
@Matt Dent (Zap)
complains about lack of developers for #Hubzilla
. I was willing to offer my help (because 147 issues is quite high), but when I looked to the code I was frighten. It's a real mess with lots of looseness, bug-prone parts, and spaghetti code. For instance, hardcoded MySQL request in controllers... come on! Even the ckeckstyle is not respected!
By not using frameworks
, Hubzilla present a non-maintainable, hard to evolute, bug-prone code. It would need a real refactor (with a framework I guess). Or another project from scratch when zot is a standard...
I used to be a Hz enthusiast.
I'd like to be one again.
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