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Is anyone doing a #federated #OpenSource alternative to Meetup.com?

It's useful for local events, but very expensive for organisers ($15 a month for a basic events page). People pay purely because others use it, an open alternative would be 👍

Meetup's "network effect" might be overcome because it isn't a global network (e.g. someone in London is only going to care about meetups in London).

Also, an open alternative would be perfect fit for #federation, each community having its own instance.

Nicola Spanti (Logilab) @nspanti
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@switchingsocial The main guy behind Salut à Toi (which is based on XMPP, so there is federation) has started something. framasphere.org/posts/3965620 (post in French)

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