GitHub does something like this, e.g. http://github.com/jeresig. See
the "Public Activity" section on the right.
On 3/28/2010 8:24 PM, Bill Dueber wrote:
> I know some systems (I'm thinking of CPAN and Gemcutter in particular) have
> feeds of new releases -- maybe we could tap into those and note when
> registered projects have new releases? I don't know if that's fine-grained
> enough information for what folks want.
> On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 6:44 PM, Jonathan Rochkind<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Good point Aaron. Maybe that's possible, but I'm not seeing exactly what
>> the interface would look like. Without worrying about how to implement it,
>> can you say more about what you'd actually want to see as a user? Expand on
>> what you mean by "listens for feeds of specific types," I'm not sure what
>> that means. You'd like to see, what? Just initial commits by certain users,
>> and new stable releases on certain projects (or by certain users?). Or you
>> want to have an interface that gives you the ability to choose/search
>> exactly what you want to see from categories like these, accross a wide
>> swatch of projects chosen as of interest?
>> From: Code for Libraries [[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Aaron
>> Rubinstein [[log in to unmask]]
>> Sent: Sunday, March 28, 2010 6:33 PM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] planet code4lib code (was: newbie)
>> Quoting Jonathan Rochkind<[log in to unmask]>:
>>> Hmm, an aggregated feed of the commit logs (from repos that offer
>>> feeds, as most do), of "open source projects of interest to the
>>> code4lib community." Would that be at all useful?
>> I think that's a start but I'd imagine that just a feed of the commit
>> logs would contain a lot of noise that would drown out what might
>> actually be interesting, like newly published gists, initial commits
>> of projects, new project releases, etc... I'm most familiar with
>> GitHub, which indicates the type of event being published, but I'm
>> sure other code repos do something similar. Would it be possible to
>> put something together using Views that listens for feeds of specific
>> types published by users in the code4lib community?
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