Seems somewhat dated though, it's a year old - but, strangely, I could not find a better explanation of the mechanism.
@catonano A link to the whole archived FAQ: https://web.archive.org/web/20170517104957/http://mastoguide.info:80/Pages/FAQindex.html
thank you, I am a bit confused about this right now
look, right now I'm a bit overwhelmed
I need some time to collect my thoughts
I'll read later
I'm appreciating the way you interact
@catonano Take your time. No one's putting a deadline on you with this stuff. Read it at your own pace;
@catonano Got a response from upstream that explains how it works: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/issues/7790#issuecomment-396557684
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