[Systems] Syndication Request for SugarLabs

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Sun Jun 6 13:41:43 EDT 2010

On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 4:31 PM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org> wrote:
> El Mon, 31-05-2010 a las 15:59 -0400, Luke Faraone escribió:
>> On Monday, May 31, 2010, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
>> > As an aside, what people think about adding a vancancy to
>> > http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Vacancies for the planet master?
>> I'm also happy to help with that, I just need write access to the
>> requisite folder. I've managed planetplanet in the past.
> Thanks, your help is very appreciated. I also remembered that Sayamindu
> offered to become a Planet Master.
> Use your own best judgment in accepting or rejecting new feeds. Here's
> what I personally do:
>  * Check existing posts to ensure a minimum quality level. If there are
>   no posts yet, kindly ask the submitter to come back later.
>  * I often have to remind new subscribers to provide a suitable
>   hackergotchi icon with transparency. So far I've been quite flexible
>   on this rule, but it might be good to become stricter
>  * Ask subscribers to filter their feeds for the topic Sugar so we don't
>   get to publish all their personal life. Stories about the XO hardware
>   are border-line: the Sugar Planet should focus mainly on Sugar.
>  * In case inappropriate content shows up on the Planet, such as spam or
>   vulgarity, immediately take down the feed and then contact the owner.
> Personally, I see blog aggregators more as a magazine with lazy editors
> than a free-speech service. Web forums exist to fulfill the that purpose
> without any manual intervention.
> Again, feel free to give the Planet a different "cut" in the future. My
> gut feeling is that traffic has increased enough that we could start
> asking the most prolific bloggers to limit the number of posts and focus
> more on Sugar.

It has been mentioned before in the marketing meetings that our planet
software is lousy, would be a nice topic for the future community team
to discuss better ways to aggregate the voices of Sugar contributors,
automatic or not.



>> Anyway, there's no problem with us having more than one, since I've
>> already taken the liberty of creating a planetmaster at rt.sugarlabs.org
>> queue that we can use in the future to manage this.
> Great. Is planetmaster at sugarlabs.org already being redirected to it?
>> Who needs to grant the permissions?
> Sascha or Dogi could take care of that while I'm at 30k ft in a tin can
> over the Bermuda Triangle. All they need to do is adding you and
> sayamindu to the group "sugarplanet" on Sunjammer.
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