cross-posted from: https://lemmy.ml/post/607806
> This profile: https://forum.friendi.ca/profile/helpers
> Appears on lemmy as a remote community here: https://firstname.lastname@example.org
> ...which i found interesting because so far I've only seen lemmy be able to support remotely subscribing to peertube channels (and remote lemmy communities).
> However, when I put another friendica profile URL like https://forum.friendi.ca/profile/news in to the lemmy search box, it federates it as a remote user instead of a community: https://email@example.com
> Can anyone explain what is going on here? cc [@firstname.lastname@example.org](https://lemmy.ml/u/nutomic) [@email@example.com](https://lemmy.ml/u/dessalines)