FWIW, the folks at Harvard's Library Innovation Lab have an instance
of the software behind HackerNews specifically for library stuff.

It's been pretty pretty low traffic, but the infrastructure's there
and I'm sure we'd be welcome.

Also,'s looks like it might be my next destination when hn's
signal/noise ratio gets unbearable.... Wish someone would fork the hn
android app so that it'll work with arbitrary arc-based fora...


On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 10:43 AM, Mark A. Matienzo
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> On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 11:34 AM, Shaun Ellis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I only suggested and created the subreddit because it's easy to set up and
>> requires very little maintenance.  I, for one, am open to suggestions for
>> tools with similar functionality, so long as they don't require too much
>> maintenance.
>> Looking at the Hacker News source code... anyone know Arc? :)
> For what it's worth, (an improved, invite-only
> Hacker News-clone) has its source up on Github - it's a Rails app:
> Mark

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