I guess it's "Just" a question of code.. Discourse could have its own plug-in to make a forum #ActivityPub enabled, that would allow us here to follow forum users & get their participation in any fediverse client. The same way WordPress has 2 #ActivityPub plugins & allow WordPress users to have their own federated identity.
For instance @okcinfor is a WP author with its own identity that you can follow from your account.
@narF Existing big forums (reddit, facebook,... ) don't have interest to be compatible with competitors.
@narF one of the main reason Facebook still exists is "all my friends use Facebook"
@Tjiho Well, yeah, of course I know that. Now I want to know how we can change that!
@narF Except force them to be interoperable and force theme to use standard by law, I don't know.
In fact the forum type service already exists it's diaspora, but it's not appealing.
@Tjiho Others have pointed me to Lemmy: https://mastodon.social/@alexsleepy/104608316548135838
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