I want to host a "family social network" so we can get rid of iCloud and share photos of the children growing up without giving our data to the GMAFIA. This led me to lay an eye on #hubzilla, #zap and the #zot protocol
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@strypey At the time I wrote this, Nextcloud Gallery had severy performance issues.
Also, most of my family uses iDevices, and our photos land on iCloud. I'd love to provide them with a way to:
- upload photos to my NC instance
- create photo album
- share those albums only with the family members they mention
- comment photos
All of the above with the same smoothness as on iCloud.
This is far from the case today, and the iOS app is not reliable for uploading photos.
@thibaultamartin I know exactly what you mean. I burned one getting my family onto #Wire, only to have problems with my older devices never working or getting abandoned (eg travel laptop due to #Electron dumping #32bit support), and with getting a reliable #VPN connection to use it from inside China. I caved on software freedom and got some of them to set up WeChat, which at least avoids the VPN issue. I expect that's where we'll be stuck, until we move away from China, at the earliest ;)
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