I would love to run a pod, when it becomes a little less technically complex.
I would love to run a pod for me and people I know, and ideally I would allow my friends to invite their friends, but stop it there so it didn’t get too big. I’d therefore love a means of limiting membership in this way.
I wonder whether it would be possible (and considered desirable) to provide a scheme to podmins when they install their pod, so that they enter a number, perhaps as follows:
0 - unlimited (open) pod
1 - admin account only - single user
2 - admin account and people connected directly to that admin account (invite only)
3 - admin account, accounts directly connected to admin account, and accounts connected to those (invite only)
… and so on, although once you get up to 6 degrees of separation that is theoretically everyone in the world.
This would seem to be a useful way of limiting the size of pods.
Potentially, a podmin could later open up the membership scope, i.e. increase the number in the field, but not reduce it.
As a separate matter, I’d also love it if it were possible to have more than one root/admin account, as I’d like to run the pod with someone else, who would be my technical adviser. Under the scheme above, we could each invite friends and those friends, connected to one or other of our root accounts, could invite their friends. It may already be possible to have more than one root account, but I wanted to mention it as it’s part of my thinking about setting up a pod.
Hope this isn’t out of place, and hope it’s a useful suggestion and wouldn’t be too difficult to implement.
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