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Bob Mueller

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« on: June 12, 2011, 06:56:58 PM »

I'm trying an experiment in the Agents board. I've set up an posting "bot" that will automatically post things from an RSS feed. In the test case, it's from Janet Reid's Query Shark blog. If I can get it tweaked properly and folks seem to like it, I might set up other feeds.

I know the formatting in the first post is off, and if I can't work around that, I'll end up pulling this mod.

At any rate, let me know what you think of the basic idea.
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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2011, 01:40:55 PM »

I'm also trying this with a feed from Lee Lofland's blog, over in Police Procedures.
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« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2011, 02:12:53 PM »

I've changed the Query Shark feed, hoping it comes in looking a little nicer.

Lee's feed seems to be working just fine, so I suspect the QS issue has to do with Blogspot more than anything else.

I'm open to suggestions for other feeds anyone would like to see, or thinks are really good.
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« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2011, 02:42:11 PM »

Lee Lofland's blog is an excellent spot for information on all things related to police.  I read it every day.

I highly reccommend it.
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