@dani I love the review system! You actually mark down if a book contains certain "things", or how much of something, rather than just a star score.
@Sissas Nice! I'm looking forward to trying it out!
@dani they're really good, I love and recommend them
@dani This sounds really interesting! I use LibraryThing as my personal catalog, which it does really well. However, I really struggle using it to keep track of things like books read in a certain year. I know people have systems that work with LibraryThing but I’m back to using a spreadsheet for that at the moment.
@dani oooh, and there are RSS feeds for updates about the site.
@kiesa I avoid using spreadsheets whenever I can, so... hahaha
@jessmahler thanks for the tip!
@dani I just tried it and I'm in love with it already! :D
@dani It's a for-profit, though …
@adrianheine Do you know of a non-crap alternative that isn't?
@adrianheine Sorry, the tone of that wasn't meant to be as harsh as it reads. I'm actually curious. Most websites/apps require some sort of means to fund themselves and I haven't seen an open source or fediverse alternative that has the features I want that runs well.
I think a service can fund itself without being a privately-owned for-profit, probably easier, too. On the other hand, if something's run not for its own sake but for profit there's necessarily a conflict of interest lurking. I didn't mean to start a discussion or dismiss what you wrote, though, it's just a relevant information (at least to me) that I didn't find immediately, so I shared it.
@adrianheine Thanks for the thoughtful response. It IS relevant information. 😀
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