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Stabbed 25%
Shot 25%
Hung 25%
Drawn 25%
Quartered 25%
handed over to Jack Bauer as terrorists with vital information 55%
Really, *really* hurt 30%
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heralded as good and just marketers just trying to make a living 5%

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What is Scoop
Scoop is a "collaborative media application". It falls somewhere between a content management system, a web bulletin board system, and a weblog. Scoop is designed to enable your website to become a community. It empowers your visitors to be the producers of the site, contributing news and discussion, and making sure that the signal remains high. More >>

Check out what other people have done with Scoop.

New Scoop Sites
rudepeople.com in need of a makeover
127 comments, 0 new
by rudedude, Announcements

New Music Site ... in Scoop
156 comments, 0 new
by MightyD, Announcements

Trees and Things is Coming Out
182 comments, 0 new
by 3fingerspointback, Announcements

TalkLeft Moves to Scoop
83 comments, 0 new
by TalkLeft, Announcements

SciScoop Science Forum
105 comments, 0 new
by sciencebase, Announcements

New Site: "Field Gulls" Unofficial Seattle Seahawks Blog
42 comments, 0 new
by Paul Shrug, Announcements

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Where can I get Scoop
You can download the latest release tarball: scoop_1.1.8.tar.gz

You can grab the nightly build. Note: This is generated automatically from the current CVS, and may not be reliable! Get that here: scoop-1.1-nightly.tar.gz

The developers strongly recommend CVS as the primary way to obtain Scoop, since releases tend to have pretty long delays between them. If you have CVS installed, do the following:

cvs -d:pserver:anonymous@ scoop.versionhost.com:/cvs/scoop login

cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@ scoop.versionhost.com:/cvs/scoop co scoop

The above is two commands; each one must be on a single line. When prompted for a password for anonymous, enter 'anonymous' (without the quotes). For more CVS info, "Open Source Development with CVS" is an excellent online reference.

Where can I get help
There are several sources of information and support for Scoop. The first place to look is the scoop-help mailing list. You can browse the archives, or join the list. If you want to post a question, joining the list is strongly recommended. You can also join the #scoop IRC channel on SlashNET.

For documentation, there is the (largely complete) Scoop administrator's guide. You can also read the current README and INSTALL files, from Scoop WebCVS (username and password are both "anonymous"). The admin guide is also included with Scoop, in the doc/ directory.

If you have new feature ideas or requests, or descriptions of something you're working on for Scoop, this site is the place to submit them. You can also search this site for information. If you want to get your hands dirty, or have any questions about developing for Scoop, there is also the Scoop-dev list. You can browse the archives, or join the list.

Bug reports and patches should be filed on the Scoop Bug Muncher.

If you have any problems with this site or your user account, e-mail the Admin

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Alive? New Code
By bcarney , Section Project []
Posted on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 04:33:07 PM PST
Is this project still alive? I have a customer that wants it installed on my server, but after surfing around the site it almost appears the project is abandoned. Is there a walk-thru guide available for installing on Ubuntu? I take it from what what I've read here Scoop basically doesn't work in Windows...am I correct in that?

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BeerTaster.ca moving off scoop. Announcements
By nemsis , Section Code []
Posted on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 04:32:16 PM PST
Beertaster.ca will be moving away from scoop June 20, 2008.

(171 comments, 295 words in story) Full Story >>

where does one post for developers? how about a job area? Boxes
By hasseinc , Section Code []
Posted on Sun Oct 31, 2010 at 01:31:17 PM PST
hi,

I would like a scoop developer, but it's not clear where to post for one?

also, the fact that the latest news (section) is from 2006 is disconcerting. is scoop "over"?

thanks.

(124 comments) Comment >>

Shibboleth Enable? Feature Requests
By lobatt , Section Wishlist []
Posted on Mon Dec 29, 2008 at 09:04:53 AM PST
since openid been mentioned, scoop can be shibbolized for single sign-on

(124 comments, 72 words in story) Full Story >>

rudepeople.com in need of a makeover Announcements
By rudedude , Section New Scoop Sites []
Posted on Sat Oct 18, 2008 at 11:23:09 AM PST
HELP... My scoop-based rudepeople site is in need of a serious makeover. I don't have the time, talent or inclination to learn everything I need to make it "sing". Therefore, if you want to participate in an overhaul of the site, please contact off-list at rudedude [a t] rudepeople.com and tell me what you can do.

(127 comments) Comment >>

New Music Site ... in Scoop Announcements
By MightyD , Section New Scoop Sites []
Posted on Fri Apr 04, 2008 at 04:51:04 PM PST

The MoBetta Jam Experience is a jam band based in Altadena, California. We've implemented our musical blog in Scoop.

(156 comments, 109 words in story) Full Story >>

Trees and Things is Coming Out Announcements
By 3fingerspointback , Section New Scoop Sites []
Posted on Wed Nov 15, 2006 at 12:00:00 PM PST
Trees and Things, a current events discussion group launched in mid-2006, is nearing completion.

(182 comments, 298 words in story) Full Story >>

TalkLeft Moves to Scoop Announcements
By TalkLeft , Section New Scoop Sites []
Posted on Sat Oct 21, 2006 at 12:00:00 PM PST
It took forty days and forty nights, but TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime is now a Scoop site.  

TalkLeft has provided liberal coverage of crime-related political news since 2002.  After four years on Movable Type, we switched to Scoop, to increase user interactivity and plan for future growth.

Scoophost did a great job maintaining the site's existing look while incorporating all the great Scoop features.

Now that it's done, we're very excited about the potential.

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