Features and fixes in the FeedLand system.
  • The other day I sent out a link to all the items inthe Bluesky feed of the outspoken, very wise and excellent podcaster, Andrew Hickey, of 500 songs, as rendered by FeedLand. #
  • How embarrassing that when you opened the URL you got a big white screen of nothing. #
  • So this morning I stepped through the code and found two mistakes, fixed them, and new Andrew Hickey's feed from Bluesky is available to anyone even those without a Bluesky account.#
  • An obvious next direction, rendering threads, so when Andrew points to something, you have a chance of finding out what it is. #
  • A few days ago I turned off websockets on the feedland.org server, as a test to see if that was the source of a slowdown in the server. #
  • Not sure if it was or wasn't the source, but it revealed a bug in the client software, which keeps trying to connect with the socket server, even though it had the configuration info saying that the feature was disabled. #
  • I fixed that and now the client stops requesting the socket connection if it doesn't exist.#
  • You would only see this problem btw if you opened the JavaScript console. #

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