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2004-07-30 19:52:33.752456+00 by Dan Lyke 4 comments

Hey, I'm messing about with a little something:


You can enter your own assertions at


And I forget whether or not this is automatically approving everything yet, but you can see any assertions you've made with by appending an "&unpublished=1" at the end of :


There's the start of the content flow behind it with some notions of trust and verification and all of that, the general idea is that we need an IMDB for politics.

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#Comment Re: made: 2004-07-30 21:30:40.883383+00 by: Dori [edit history]

There's a bug in your HTML markup that's keeping the first link from showing up in my browser. The end title tag needs a closing ">".

#Comment Re: made: 2004-07-30 21:36:06.288388+00 by: Dan Lyke

Thank you. Knew I should've written this with my application framework rather than just slapping it out as dirty Perl[Wiki].

#Comment Re: made: 2004-07-30 21:54:03.470319+00 by: Dori

It looks like assertions has the same problem.

#Comment Re: made: 2004-07-31 21:37:48.94585+00 by: Shawn

I love this idea from a consumer standpoint (meaning I'd love to have it available to use), but I'm not sure how I could/would contribute. I don't pay that granular attention to political figures. (I also don't fully understand the paradigm - "assertions"?)