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I was bored. And I was going through the

Sinfest archives. But then I thought, why should I bother going through these comics manually over the net? I'm a programmer, I'll make a SinfestDownloader!

I've left it running for about 4 hours now. There's a lot of Sinfest strips... around 40MB worth have already been downloaded!

I wonder if this violates any sort of copyright? ...

Update: Done in a little over 4.5 hrs. Sinfest weighs in at a bit more than 1700 strips, and roughy 50MB of space. I wonder if I should try for Penny-Arcade? πŸ˜›

Sun, Oct. 24, 2004, 1:53 p.m. / / blog / #software-development / Syndicated: blogger / 💬 2 / 98 words

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Anonymous said...

If you want to test bulk, my suggestion would be PVPonline. Mario would suggest Sluggy Freelance.

Technically, it does, since most webcomics come with the standard do-not- distribute clause. However, most will not stop personal copies. Not a good idea to spread the word to the public, though, to be on the safe side.

Roy said...

Penny-Arcade took me the better part of a day to download. Mostly because I had already performed two runs before I realized I wasn't getting them all because some were gifs!

I'll try for PvP or Sluggy Freelance when I have time. :D