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:ohno: I made the mistake of thinking I might be able to post to :birdsite: with just a direct HTTP request.

@hugh They’ve got some kind of OAuth thing, haven’t they?

@futzle yes it's the most convoluted thing I've seen in a while, and I just spent an hour trying to understand which type to return in a Rust function.

Masto simply requires a token in an Authorization header which seems reasonable.

@alissa that way I can post a link to my latest blog post and a custom message without even logging in to :birdsite:

@alissa huh, interesting. It's my testing account but I guess I set it to default to followers only. Anyway I have already set up the auto-toot function.

@hugh Depending on what you are trying to do, it may be easier to use brid.gy

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