As you may already know, Pleroma is high-performance and low-resource fediverse server mean to run even on small devices like a Raspberry Pi.
Still, there is one part of Pleroma that is wasteful to the extreme…
So where did we go wrong? I think the problem goes way back. We made a deal with the Devil when we accepted free-form HTML into our systems. The best solution is to not make this mistake anymore, and go back to the future to a better alternative.
And that’s why, today, I’m announcing Gopher support for Pleroma!