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Discussion: Swiss National Races 2017

in: Orienteering; The Website

Dec 14, 2016 3:59 PM # 
marten:
Hi Ken
Events 2017:
Swiss National Races are not listed. Other small events are there. I guess you import the data.
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Dec 14, 2016 4:22 PM # 
JimBaker:
I believe that it's just up to AttackPointers to add events? I want aware of anything happening automatically.
Dec 14, 2016 4:58 PM # 
ken:
It looks like the actual location has not yet been indicated for many of the 2017 Swiss races, which is preventing them from being added.
Dec 14, 2016 5:37 PM # 
ken:
Jim, event schedules from some sources are imported automatically (with some supervision from me).

This can work for any source that's not hand-formatted, i.e. if there is a database of events generating the club/federation schedule pages. The most general requirement is structured name/date/location data. Some clubs with hand-formatted pages also have a Google calendar feed, which works.

Feel free to get in touch with me if you are interested in setting up a new source.
Dec 14, 2016 7:03 PM # 
JimBaker:
I'll see if Brooke is interested in having you pull from the RMOC database.
Dec 15, 2016 2:08 PM # 
marten:
Yes, it is true, the location has not yet been filled at many events. I will wait until the location is filled. It still takes a while until this events starts. I'll wait. Thanks for the feedback ken.

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