[sf-lug] A news site

Jim Stockford jim.stockford at gmail.com
Fri May 5 21:05:47 PDT 2006

call me slow, i don't get the triple entendre.

i don't login or join anything much. if i can't
just click my mouse and play, i go away. So
i did what i could.

it certainly has interesting news tidbits, much
better than teevee. where's evidence of the
rating system, not those uniform little 0s
is it?

On 4/27/06, David Sterry <david at sterryit.com> wrote:
> Hey Everybody,
> I created a news site that'll hopefully do what digg and slashdot did
> but for non-techie news. It's at http://www.commentsovernews.com
> I created it by modifying Wordpress, and update the stories using my
> home FC3 box to run an rss feedreading perl script that puts the stories
> in the Wordpress mysql db. I had fun making a rating system for the
> comments and I sum up the quality of people's comments to give them a
> running points score. Right now there are all of 6 users so it sure
> could use some testing if anyone's up for it.
> It's been quite a learning experience digging into Wordpress but I
> highly recommend that package if you want to put together a nice looking
> blog or site without much hassle.
> -Dave
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