I've made a deliberate choice against a quoting feature because it inevitably adds toxicity to people's behaviours. You are tempted to quote when you should be replying, and so you speak at your audience instead of with the person you are talking to. It becomes performative. Even when doing it for "good" like ridiculing awful comments, you are giving awful comments more eyeballs that way. No quote toots. Thank's

@Gargron But here comes another problem: if someone need to let his/her audience know that toot, but they are speaking another language than the original toot, is it right to use comments? I think at this situation quotes are better because commenting using another language seems unrespectful.
For example, if I wrote a comment here in Chinese to explain your ideas to my audiences, (I think) it may make you or other people feel uncomfortable.

But you don't need a quote-toot for that, you can just say in Chinese "Gargron said he rejected the idea of quote-toots" and eventually link to the original toot, but it doesn't warrant a quote-toot feature.

@hypolite @Gargron Yea... but that‘s really close to a quote XD.

Yes, but it isn't, and that's where the buck stops for @Gargron, and I fully support this idea.
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