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Mass Producing Posts? [Nov. 3rd, 2002|04:51 pm]
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[kimera]
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Ignore that title, it just conveys a mental image I had of robots writing LJ posts based on their owners calendars. My real question is this:

Is it alright to attempt something like blog bitch with an LJ? I scanned the TOS and FAQs but couldn't find anything in regards to this. I'm not looking to do anything more than one post per day. So, anywhen, I just wanted to post here really quick and ask before I did anything -- "here" because, I figure it will be a kind of client.

Thanks.
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[User Picture]From: mouser
2002-11-03 04:08 pm (UTC)
Not bad, but it needs some work. It's mostly giving a jumble.
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From: evan
2002-11-03 04:40 pm (UTC)
They link to dadadodo just as I did, which implies we're using the same code underneath. It mostly depends on how much data you provide: while they're using multiple blogs, mine only uses the lastn view of your journal.
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[User Picture]From: kimera
2002-11-03 04:51 pm (UTC)
What I have in mind, actually, is the opposite of your link. What I want to do is setup a database on my server with a lot of quotes, a script that runs once a day to post a randomized message, and then have the message show up at an LJ of mine.
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[User Picture]From: codedragon
2002-11-03 05:00 pm (UTC)
Interesting concept. I can't see any reason why you shouldn't be allowed to do it - I certainly can't find anything in the documentation to say you can't. As long as you're not hammering the servers (and from what you said you wouldn't be), I don't see that there's anything to stop you.
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