Want to use a link shortener on #Mastodon?

Don't! All links in Mastodon posts count for 23 characters, no matter how long they really are.

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Why 23?

@r000t @switchingsocial @jond 23 is the length of Twitter-shortened urls.

Now I'm trying to figure out the technical reason behind copying Twitter on that

@r000t @switchingsocial @jond No real technical reason, I imagine. Some default number had to be chosen and there was already a "standard" so might as well follow it.

A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make $\pi z^2 \times a$ jokes.

Use $ and $ for inline LaTeX, and $ and $ for display mode.