[OSM-dev] Planet aggregator (was Re: user diaries enhancement request)
dan at karran.net
Thu Jun 21 19:09:29 BST 2007
A planet OpenStreetMap aggregator could be a good idea, but I
personally don't think it should be a part of the diary system. I
think it should be something separate (using Venus, for example) that
pulls in the diary entries as well as blog posts from the cloud.
Shame planet.openstreetmap.org is already in use ;)
On 6/21/07, Kerry Burke <kerry at kurverit.com> wrote:
> Using a planet aggregator is a good way to aggregate feeds.
> Venus could be the way to go:
> Stefan Baebler wrote:
> > Guys, please don't get carried away into writing another blogging
> > software (preview, bbcode, detecting links in text, permalinks,
> > spamfight, comments....), just to add location information to posts
> > (somehow i assumed that was the reason for even starting diaries).
> > Anyhow, there are plugins for most popular opensource blogging
> > software doing just that.
> > Yes, do provide some basic functionality for people without blogs, but
> > aggregating registered user's rss feeds on the osm topic might be far
> > better / more useful idea.
> > Eg: http://www.openstreetmap.org/diary should also include blog posts,
> > such as
> > http://damumbl.byteholder.de/blog/?cat=11&feed=rss2, nicely merged
> > with other posts (other rss feeds and osm diaries) ordered by date.
> > Also served as RSS. Users would enter their blog's feed URL in their
> > preferences.
> > greets,
> > Stefan
> > On 6/21/07, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote:
> >> Dan Karran wrote:
> >> > Yep, sounds like a sensible feature. Also permalinks that actually
> >> > point to the right diary entry, and working out what to do with HTML
> >> > in posts... SteveC had asked me to strip it out to prevent spam, but
> >> > perhaps just adding a rel="nofollow" to links would suffice?
> >> It would certainly be good to allow links to anything on
> >> *.openstreetmap.org (and opengeodata, and perhaps the domain in the
> >> user's registered mail address?).
> >> I'm never sure whether nofollow actually stops spammers, though -
> >> spammy links are still annoying even if they're not doing anything for
> >> their Google rank.
> >> cheers
> >> Richard
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