From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Jonathan Rochkind
Sent: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 1:08 PM
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Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Library News (à la ycombinator's hackernews)
Any pro or con thoughts on adding the feed from Library News to Planet
Code4lib? It has a feed, I assume?
On 11/29/2011 1:03 PM, Brett Bonfield wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 12:02 AM, BRIAN TINGLE
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I'm not sure how many of y'all read hackernews (news.ycombinator.com, I'm addicted to it) but I just saw on there that there is a similar style site for Library News that somebody launched.
> I'm addicted to Hacker News as well, and for a long time I've wanted
> something similar for librarians. I even worked with my colleagues at
> In the Library with the Lead Pipe to try to start such a community,
> using SlinkSet (since acquired by Posterous) as the backend. We had
> some activity for a while, but never really got it going and
> ultimately decided close the site rather than fight the spammers.
> So... what's it going to take for Library News to make it?