The Planet Feed Reader: Better Living Through Gravity

By Mary Gardiner.

Published by The Open Source Developers' Conference Papers

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Planet is a feed reader used by many Free Software communities to build community websites. Mary Gardiner will describe the history, uses and development of Planet.

Keywords: Python, Planet, Communities, Webpages

Article: Electronic (PDF File; 87.634KB). Published by The Open Source Developers' Conference Papers.

Mary Gardiner

Mary Gardiner is a computing PhD student at Macquarie University, working on computational linguistics. In fairly short past lives, she was a commercial software developer doing web programming and business logic in Python; and a university research assistant working on natural language question answering and information retrieval. Mary has been involved in Free Software communities since 1999. She is a former committee member of the Sydney Linux Users Group, does considerable administrative work for LinuxChix, and founded the ill-fated Sydney Python Users Group. She has written and edited technical documentation for the Twisted project; and contributed to the Planet aggregation software.