The Add a few feeds command in the Tools menu, and the one that happens automatically when a new user is onboarded (same code of course) has been changed.#
Previously it would stop when it failed to subscribe to a feed.#
Why? It's a pain when there are 10 bad feeds in a list of 400 scattered randomly through the list.#
And you're not always able to edit the list, so there's that problem too.#
Last update: Friday January 13, 2023; 9:35 AM EST.
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