Jonathan E. Magen on 12 Jun 2008 11:43:25 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Announcing Planet Plug!!!

I'd love that, and I'd also love to add you to planet plug...

On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 1:37 PM, Joe Terranova <> wrote:
> Let me know if you want the template code to add hackergotchis to your
> feeds, like this:
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 12:12 AM, Jonathan E. Magen
> <> wrote:
>> Friends,
>> Over the past few weeks, Plug members on the official Plug IRC channel
>> (#plug on have put together an exciting new project
>> to benefit the community. We are proud to announce the grand unified
>> opening of Planet Plug at! A planet is a
>> "river of news" feed aggregation mechanism for communities. To learn
>> more about planets see the software's homepage at
>> and see some examples at
>>, and
>> The goal of Planet Plug is to help bring together the blogging
>> activities of the community and provide a unique way to interface with
>> Plug members. By subscribing to the Planet Plug feed (links available
>> from the planet itself) one is a subscription to every feed syndicated
>> in the planet.
>> Planet Plug is being released as an experiment and over the next few
>> weeks we'll see how things go and if we want to keep it. After some
>> discussion, it was decided that we wanted to keep the nature of the
>> PLUG Planet technical rather than aggregating "daily life" blogs. So
>> only blog feeds of a technical nature will be considered (most of the
>> popular blogging software lets you tag and release feeds for only
>> certain subjects - please submit just thetechnical ones)
>> To have your blog syndicated on the planet, contact yonkeltron, pleia2
>> or mct either by email ( or in the #plug IRC
>> channel on with the following information:
>> * Feed URL - A link to the RSS or Atom feed of your blog is required.
>> * Your email and identifier - YOUR EMAIL WILL NOT BE REVEALED. The
>> information is for our records only in case we need to email you about
>> a problem with the feed. Feeds will be associated with your online
>> nickname or handle according to your preferences.
>> * Hackergotchi or other avatar (100x100 pixels max) - Each feed may
>> have an icon associated with it to represent the author and help
>> differentiate between feeds. See the Hackergotchi article on Wikipedia
>> for more information and see Planet Plug at
>> for some examples.
>> We thank you in advance for your support and participation.
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