user-added planet script

seth vidal skvidal at
Thu May 8 15:57:18 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-05-08 at 11:50 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> seth vidal (skvidal at said: 
> > Hey folks, 
> >    I'm working on a script to collect blog/name/hackergotchi entries
> > from users homedirs on and assemble them into a config
> > file for planet to use. All the bits about grabbing the files are
> > clearly simple. My only question is this:
> >   - Should I just have the user put one (or more) planet config stanzas
> > in a file in their homedir or have them list just the blog feed url, the
> > hackergotchi url and their name and try to parse that out?
> > 
> > I'm inclined to the former. So a user could just have a .planet file
> > that has:
> > 
> > []
> > name = Seth Vidal
> > face =
> Would there be a good way to blacklist entries if we needed to in
> a rush? Or would we just edit the master config and disable the
> script?

I was thinking of just having a 'ignore users' config option for the
script so it would just skip their dirs if there was a problem.


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