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  • I use RSS to read almost all my news, now. I have a feed from the file, which shows me any new journal postings. I read the news with, but there are dozens of aggregators out there.
    • I do that, using RSSBandit, which seems to work pretty well for most feeds. However, I always seem to find that the use.perl feed is "missing" journal entries, compared to my amigos page.

      What url do you use for your feed? I'm using


  • When you mark someone as a friend (click on the yellow face image next to a name to start that process), that friend's journal is added to your amigo list. I made a link to my amigo list and put it in my "User Space" slashbox (which can be modified in your preferences []). The following link should be a page of the journals of your friends - []. I also look for journals of people I haven't read before in the "Recent Journals" slashbox.

    You can read the journals I rea

    • The problem is that you eventually hit the "200 friend limit". I know, I did a few weeks ago, and now I have to stare at the 200 friends and mentally sort the list to see who is unlikely to post a new journal entry soon.

      I really really want a "subcribe to journals" option here. No go, though. I shouldn't have to "friend" everyone that I want to read. {grin}

      • Randal L. Schwartz
      • Stonehenge
      • >The problem is that you eventually hit the "200 friend limit"

        Now that I had just thought about a way to add everyone as my friend, they tell me...

  • I use the SOAP interface to pull down all of the recent entries [].

    I would use the RSS feed if the posts were in the feed. Otherwise I still have to use a web browser, which I would rather not do.