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The Latest Banter....

Postby AisA on Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:00 am

Ian...
Regarding your comment in the latest Banter about setting up an RSS feed for your site, I thought I'd let you know that, in a way, someone's already done the work. Bruno is one of the sites available for subscription on Darkgate Comic Slurper (http://darkgate.net/comic/), which gives you an RSS feed for any number of strips. I know that I subscribe to Bruno through them, just so I can read the strip in my Bloglines subscription.
Now, I know that what they're doing is probably not fully legit, and may be creating a problem with your ad revenue. What I was wondering...and other readers may be as well...is whether your stats show a hit every time your strip is delivered through Darkgate's feed? Is their service a benefit to you in any way, or is it just a ripoff? The bigger strips (i.e. Dilbert, Get Fuzzy, et al) don't seem to have a problem with them, so I'm assuming they're not techincally illegal...but are they a help or a hinder?
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Postby ShardZ on Wed Oct 24, 2007 12:59 pm

I used to browse that one a bit, even though it did seem a bit like cheating.

I eventually dropped it, mostly because it only picked up the first image file from the sites it scanned. This meant that comics posting two individual strips at a time, like Zebra Girl, were incomplete (and a third occasional strip was never picked up at all, iirc, because it wasn't in the same section as the comic). I think syndicated strips like Spider-Man may have fallen into this category, too... there seemed to be huge chunks missing for a completed storyline.

But maybe the system has gotten better since then...
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Re: The Latest Banter....

Postby Arantor on Fri Oct 10, 2008 8:33 am

*huge ka-BUMP*

AutoKeen now spits out RSS feeds too, by the looks of things.

http://www.brunothebandit.com/comic.rss

Unfortunately this only covers the strips, not the Tribune, but I'm sure there must be a way of doing this.
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