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submitted 11 months ago* (last edited 11 months ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

My biggest gripe with *lemmy is the community search only brings up communities that have already been cached by the instance you're on

At first I would search for communities and be shocked that there's so many that don't exist until I realized I have to manually go on my browser and type myserverurl/c/communityIFoundSomewhereElse@ItsInstance if im the first one from my instance to want to sub to that community

Is there a site that can search all communities that this app can communicate to, then force my instance to cache from a search result?

Would make this app really stand out

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[-] [email protected] 8 points 11 months ago

Yup but a feature built into the app to search lemmyverse and be able to pull in missing communities to your instance would make this the best lemmy app by patching a huge hole in the fediverse

[-] [email protected] 5 points 11 months ago

I'd like some sort of remote search feature in Lemmy. Maybe it'd be at the client level, but something that could search either lemmyverse or maybe a list of servers you know about.

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