@selea i would like to email my account and have posting ability, or post reading ability, yes

@dirtycommo

Yes!
Mail your account, and it get's posted as a toot.
All the replies to that particular toot is being sent over SMTP and you can answer them.

Something like that

@selea I saw something like that in the Friendica settings, but have never tried it. So that would be smtp <-> ActivityPub .

@selea I'm no expert but sounds easy (for the experts) to implement: mail client + fedi cli client?

@selea If the purpose is to be able to post stuff on Mastodon via SMTP then my answer is: I hope not.

@selea Well. A email adress usually means spam at some point. So you would get spam in your Mastodon feed. Not good.

@joacim

Ofcourse mastodon would not accept mail from anyone into your account ;)

@selea Problem is email addresses can easily be spoofed.

@joacim

There is measures against that.
+ There could be an extra step - it will only post if the message is signed with a specific key

@selea I expect you could roll your own, piping emails into mastodon.py

github.com/halcy/Mastodon.py

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