OCRbot now reports the character count of its transcriptions in the content warning. see its reply to this post for an example.
OCRbot will no longer mention people if their handles are included in images.
a bug with OCRbot that prevented it from working with chinese text has now been fixed!
OCRbot should now support multiple languages. simply say @OCRbot jpn and it will parse the image as japanese. support for other languages can easily be added.
#FediBooks is designed to be intuitive and simple to use, but that's not always easy to achieve, and i don't want to overwhelm the user with huge explanations of every step. if you need more information during any step of the way, you can click the "help" button to learn more about the exact page you're on.
here's what #FediBooks can do so far:
- detect whether a given instance is mastodon/pleroma/misskey/etc
- redirect you to the account creation page if necessary
- authenticate with the instance
in other words, the basics are nearly done 0u0
here's an example of a macOS user going through the guide as far as is currently possible.
here's an example of @OCRbot doing its thing!
#FediBooks will allow for both complex and simple functionality! you can set custom rulesets with multiple conditions and actions, or you can just use simple ebooks-style posting!