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Saidit is the first legit Reddit succesor I've seem.
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[–]d3rr 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun - 1 year ago (4 children)
yeah wow, you guys are seriously organized.
[–][deleted] 4 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 0 fun5 insightful - 0 fun5 insightful - 1 fun - 1 year ago* (3 children)
/u/snallygaster deserves the credit; I just became an approved submitter fairly recently, he's the one who maintains the list and posted most of the linked stuff.
Anyways, I'm thinking a python script would be sufficient. Problem is that it's nearly 300 posts; I need a method which won't use up my bandwidth downloading it, aka I need to get famillair with website scraping and the Reddit API.
[–]d3rr 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun - 1 year ago (2 children)
in Python world i recommend Beautiful Soup for scraping and I'd put a delay in there or they will block your ip. Sounds like a fun project. I'd help but I'm overwhelmed with this site already.
[–][deleted] 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun - 1 year ago (1 child)
I'm a bit busy myself; I'll post it here once I'm done with it. Can probably be generalised to a reddit archival tool. Do you know what the delay should be?
[–]d3rr 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun - 1 year ago (0 children)
if you are scraping at your leisure, I'd put it high, like a random 30 seconds to 2 mins between requests.
yeah man throw her up on github it could prove very useful to a lot of people.