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Aether

Aether

Open source, self-governing communities with auditable moderation and mod elections.

Aether is a peer-to-peer network of independent, self-moderated communities.

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Heads up

The current version is a developer preview. It collects usage metrics to help debugging.

This is a developer preview, a pre-alpha. It is unstable and untested. It is not production-ready.

Legalese

This software is provided for free, on an as-is basis, with no warranty, and without any expressed or implied offer of support.

THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR THE PROGRAM, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE STATED IN WRITING THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND/OR OTHER PARTIES PROVIDE THE PROGRAM "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE PROGRAM IS WITH YOU. SHOULD THE PROGRAM PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION.

Full license text: GNU Affero General Public License 3.0 only

Download

Download Aether

Aether is available for Mac OS, Windows and Linux. Our community supports Windows, Mac OS and Linux versions at meta.geteather.net.

Compiling

Aether is a relatively large app with an Electron and Go toolchain, at 100,000+ lines of code. Getting it to compile requires setting up a correct build runtime with the latest versions of Go, Node (for Electron) and C dependencies and development environments. Expect the initial set-up to take a few hours. Be patient! 🙂

Instructions

Compile instructions can be found here on this gist, and at getaether.net/docs/developers.

Filing a bug

Please create a topic in the appropriate section of meta.getaether.net. This allows the non-Github-using majority of Aether users to help with your issue, and point you in the right direction.

Backers

Aether exists thanks to the generous fellows below. Funding Aether comes with some perks, such as registering your unique name before anyone else. See here for full benefits.

Gold Sponsors

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Sponsors

Peter Wang

Generous backers

Alex

Alex Tibbles

Andrew

Asher Gottlieb

Bart Grantham

Cerxi

Chip Wasson

Daniel Fischer

Duane Bailey

Jackson Solway

James Bekkema

John Alexander

John Moore

John Travise

Lewis Liu

mindricity

Pavel Minaev

Ryan Hill

Sebastian Jug

srdis

Steamy McMemerton

Steve

Tom Kapanka

Backers

Andreas Basurto

Forest Friendly

Grischa Boßlar

Whitman Schorn

Crypto supporters

@agalati

@HostFat

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