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Robots!

I finally managed to get my Google Wave Robot up:

http://rabidrunner.appspot.com

Of course, this is just the hello world example written in Python. I am trying to come up with less trivial examples, but first I want to use this application to try out a database access, a file upload, a headline capture (RSS reader), and some other nifty little tricks that will prove to be useful.

Google Wave still looks like it has a way to go. Using the sandbox build, it still is a bit slow, but that may be due to the massive amount of posting and replying that is going on. I kind of wish there was an easier way to filter out certain waves instead of loading the most recent.

I'm also anxiously looking forward to these items once the real build comes out:
- Google Wave server
- Robots from places other than AppEngine
- Integration with other databases besides GQL
- Security features

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