What’s next for CommonsPub?

Since Moodle has stopped developing CommonsPub (and is forking it in order to focus on implementing federation and its own functionality), I would like to emphasise that CommonsPub still exists, but is now fully in hands of the free software community. There’s a small group of us still dedicated to keeping the project alive and we plan to continue developing it in our spare time, especially refocusing on making it generic and extensible, because we have several federated projects we want to build with it in the future. [Read More]

What are the origins of CommonsPub?

CommonsPub is a young project that has evolved out of several initiatives born with the intention of creating an open app ecosystem.

After discussions on Loomio, Github and elsewhere, several communities embraced the idea of ​​developing this type of infrastructure, such as FairCoop and Mutual Aid Network among others. From these developments and synergies, the open cooperative ecosystem project was formed to combine the efforts of the different communities and develop compatible software together. In the summer, given our experiences using protocol as part of the fediverse, and seeing the growing developer community around it, we decided to adopt ActivityPub as a federation protocol. [Read More]