5 Glossary
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Glossary of Terms

Article
An internet devlopment word to describe single twt posts (The one with Reply, Fork etc.)
Feed
A single Twtxt-compatible text file consumed by clients such as yarnd, tt, jenny or twtr.
Feed Source
An external service providing a collection of Feeds that can be followed.
Pod
A single instance of yarnd.
Post Box
The primary input method used to post a Yarn.
Root Twt
The top-level root of a Yarn that forms that "conversation" (internally called a chain).
Yarn
A verb that means "to socialise" or "to talk".
A single post (formerly called a "Twt").
A collection of posts, (formerly called a "Conversation").