The Tilde Description Protocol (~dp) defines a JSON document structure for
providing general information about a tilde.club-like server and its users.
The ~dp document MUST be named tilde.json and MUST reside in the web root of
the server that is described by the document. For example, the ~dp document for
protocol.club MUST be accessible at
The ~dp document SHOULD be a valid JSON document that contains a single object
with the following fields:
name: (string) the name of the server.
url: (string) the URL of the server.
signup_url: (string) the URL of a page describing the process required
to request an account on the server.
user_count: (number) the number of users currently registered on the
want_users: (boolean) whether the server is currently accepting new user
admin_email: (string) the email address of the primary server
description: (string) a free-form description for the server.
users: (array) an array of users on the server. Each object in the array
SHOULD contain the following fields:
username: (string) the username of the user.
title: (string) the HTML title of the user’s index.html page.
mtime: (number) a timestamp representing the last time the user’s
index.html was modified.