NewsForge: Our New OpenOffice.org Article Automated Response System
Jul 26, 2005, 01:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)
"After writing articles about OpenOffice.org over the last few
years, I've noticed that, no matter what the exact subject is, I
get the same comments from readers. This situation strikes me as
deeply unfortunate. NewsForge readers, I know, are busy people.
They don't have time to write long comments, or engage in endless
email discussions. To spare them, I have devised a series of
generic comments for articles about OpenOffice.org-- ot just mine,
"To respond to an article with a generic comment, all readers
need to do is post the number of the comment they wish to make.
Eventually, we hope to automate the process using NewsForge's