[Haifux] Web crawler lightning talk session?

Orr Dunkelman orr.dunkelman at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 16:23:24 MSK 2007

I strongly support the idea, as I have to write one of these nowdays...

Does 31/12 sounds a good day for the competition?


On Dec 11, 2007 10:17 AM, Eli Billauer <eli at billauer.co.il> wrote:
> Hello all,
> As some might have noticed, the lecture queue is empty.
> So I want to suggest a lighting talk session about web crawlers. You
> know, those scripts many of us have somewhere to fetch whatever material
> we want from internet sites. Or vote more than once... It could be
> pretty amusing to see what other people have done.
> So what I suggest, is some 5-10 minutes per crawler (I expect them all
> to be scripts). Show the code, no slides, and a few words about the
> considerations (timeouts, redirects etc). A diversity of languages could
> be nice.
> Maybe we can vote for prizes in some categories:
> 1. The most elegant crawler
> 2. The worst made crawler
> 3. The sneakiest crawler
> etc...
> Is there any interest? Who wants to bring their secret code for a show?
> I can show at least 3...
>     Eli
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