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What RSS feeds do you want?

Post by Skye » Thu Mar 29, 2007 1:12 am

vBulletin, like Invision, has the ability to import news items from multiple RSS feed sources. So give me a list of sources you would like the news to be imported from so that you all can debate on the topics that will be automatically generated. I'd like to keep the list to under 5 sources. Things like CNN or Reuters are good first choices, but I'll leave it up to you.
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Re: What RSS feeds do you want?

Post by four » Thu Mar 29, 2007 2:43 am

Yeah Reuters and AP, I do not know what the hell else is legit anymore... CNN is horribly biased these days.
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Re: What RSS feeds do you want?

Post by Skye » Thu Mar 29, 2007 12:49 pm

AP is enabled. Reuters has some weird HTML code going on, so it's not on yet.
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Post by SirPostAlot » Mon Apr 02, 2007 6:23 pm

hehe Bloomberg :P



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Re: What RSS feeds do you want?

Post by FiZzBaW » Tue Apr 03, 2007 7:55 pm

I think you should keep the feeds to a minimum, say two.



Perhaps you could rotate them periodically, but I don't think more than 2 feeds are needed, it would render the forum useless as it would be flooded with news stories (prolly with many duplicates) and hard to navigate.



I like whats there now, AP and BBC. Two relatively different news sources, so that the stories don't badly overlap.



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Re: What RSS feeds do you want?

Post by Jaegermeister » Wed Apr 04, 2007 3:53 pm

Yeah, I like the AP and BBC. But can we cut the number of times it gets fed? It seems like an awful lot of posts get fed there every day.
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Re: What RSS feeds do you want?

Post by Skye » Wed Apr 04, 2007 8:46 pm

[quote name='Jaegermeister;487278']Yeah, I like the AP and BBC. But can we cut the number of times it gets fed? It seems like an awful lot of posts get fed there every day.[/quote]



Such as what number per source every how many x hours?
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Re: What RSS feeds do you want?

Post by SirPostAlot » Wed Apr 04, 2007 8:48 pm

i saw 5 stories per source per day...

we don't need every hour updates or anything to that nature...



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Re: What RSS feeds do you want?

Post by Leapfrog » Wed Apr 04, 2007 9:45 pm

I would make the feeds be from two competely diffrent 'types' so we dont have duplicates. Like CCN and MSNBC would probably have the same story at some point.



The idea is to use the feeds to suplement member posting. So I say maybe 1 feed an hr from every other source.



So say at 1pm AP posts, and 2PM BBC, 3PM AP etc.

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Re: What RSS feeds do you want?

Post by Jaegermeister » Thu Apr 05, 2007 1:01 pm

It really needs to be that often? I'd say alternate the sources on an every other hour basis.
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Re: What RSS feeds do you want?

Post by Skye » Thu Apr 05, 2007 2:14 pm

I've reset them to only grab 5 per source every 6 hours.



The only two sources I have parsing are:

BBC World News and Associated PressTop News.
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Re: What RSS feeds do you want?

Post by Lena » Fri Apr 06, 2007 3:31 pm

I think it needs reducing further still. Out of a page of threads, we only have four replies on one topic.



I would suggest a maximum of five threads a day.
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Re: What RSS feeds do you want?

Post by munchkinprince » Thu Apr 12, 2007 1:32 am

I guess colbert would be out of the question, huh?
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Re: What RSS feeds do you want?

Post by Leapfrog » Thu Apr 12, 2007 11:26 pm

Lets just drop to 1 feed.

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Re: What RSS feeds do you want?

Post by FiZzBaW » Thu Apr 12, 2007 11:33 pm

how about something like 5 per source every 12 hours.



As I have said in the other thread, I do NOT think we should drop either feed. I like having BBC and AP.



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Re: What RSS feeds do you want?

Post by SirPostAlot » Fri Apr 13, 2007 10:51 am

i def. think we need more than one source (we dont' want our members to be biast basesd on solely one input...)

i think two is adequate but i agree w/ jared - 20 a day (10 from each) is good...



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Re: What RSS feeds do you want?

Post by Skye » Fri Apr 13, 2007 7:51 pm

[quote=FiZzBaW;488094]how about something like 5 per source every 12 hours.



As I have said in the other thread, I do NOT think we should drop either feed. I like having BBC and AP.



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Changed. Every 12 hours now, rather than 6.
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