Area 51 not listed

Reported by d❤vid seaward on 2011-11-03
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
StackApplet
Low
Nathan Osman

Bug Description

http://area51.stackexchange.com cannot be added to StackApplet

Thomas Ward (teward) wrote :

I'm not certain this qualifies as a bug. Area51 does not operate on the same general platform as other sites, such as StackOverflow, AskUbuntu, Unix & Linux, and others.

From what I can tell, compatibility with Area51 was intentionally left out of the program.

Changed in stackapplet:
status: New → Opinion
Nathan Osman (george-edison55) wrote :

Actually, Area51 *can* be added to StackApplet - but not in the way you might think. Although Area51 itself has no API (and therefore is not supported in StackApplet), the Area51 discussion zone does provide an API.

Unfortunately StackApplet does not include the Area51 Discussion zone in the list of sites. You will have to manually add it by editing the configuration file in ~/.stackapplet/config. Therefore I will consider fixing this in a future version of StackApplet.

Changed in stackapplet:
assignee: nobody → George Edison (george-edison55)
importance: Undecided → Low
status: Opinion → Confirmed
d❤vid seaward (kwill) wrote :

Thanks GE :)

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