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Re: [indyrb] Critique My Site: vimtweets.com

From: Clayton P.
Sent on: Wednesday, April 7, 2010 8:48 AM
On 04/06/[masked]:02 PM, Miles Z. Sterrett wrote:
> Clayton -
>
>  > Should the user submitted tips from the site show up in the twitter
> feed? I don't see the two latest submissions on vimtweets.com
> <http://vimtweets....;­ in the @vimtips timeline.
>
> Not immediately. They're added to the pool to be tweeted randomly,
> someday. I'm contemplating moving to two tweets per day. How does that
> sound?

Interesting strategy. Doesn't matter to me as long as they show up on 
twitter at some point.

> This is how it works (and maybe I should add this to the "about" page):
> A bunch of tips are in the system. A cron job tweets once per week day,
> and marks that tip as tweeted, so that it doesn't get tweeted again.
> That is, until all the tips have been tweeted, at which point everything
> resets and we start over again.
>
> Does that make sense?

Makes sense, adding some info to the about page would be good.

> MilesZS
>
> PS - Thanks for the vim tip, Clayton! You were the first!

w00t! I'll try and add more at some point.

Clayton
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> On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 3:35 PM, clayton <[address removed]
> <mailto:[address removed]>> wrote:
>
>     On 04/05/[masked]:18 AM, Miles Z. Sterrett wrote:
>
>         Ladies and Gentlemen -
>
>         Good morning! I have a favor to ask: Could you please browse
>         http://vimtweets....­, and then tell me what you think? I'm hoping to
>         scare out any bugs before I announce it widely, but I'm also
>         interested
>         in any other thoughts you might have on the site. (Even design
>         suggestions, though I can't guarantee I can actually do anything
>         about
>         the poor design! ;-) In my zeal to get the site finished,
>         running, and
>         out to the public, I worry I've missed something important.
>
>
>     Should the user submitted tips from the site show up in the twitter
>     feed? I don't see the two latest submissions on vimtweets.com
>     <http://vimtweets....;­ in the @vimtips timeline.
>
>
>     Clayton
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