[Tracker-discuss] Working with the sourceforge screenscraper

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Mon Nov 13 09:04:59 CET 2006

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> Erik Forsberg schrieb:
>> On the other hand, using real data as often as possible makes sure we
>> find as many importer bugs as possible, and also forces us to keep the
>> importer up to date with any changes (layout-wise etc.) at sourceforge
>> so that we don't find out in the very last moment that we can't import
>> data. 
> I also think we should have real data online before the actual switch
> is made. People should be able to look at it and make comments before
> it goes life. The length of such a "sunrise" period is debatable; I
> think two weeks should be sufficient (or even less).

This is a good idea. For example, at one time I noticed that in the
imported comments, there were still these blocks of

Date: 2006-11-12 22:00
Sender: whoever
Logged In: YES

visisble, though the relevant information (sender name, date) also appear
as properties of the comment.


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