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Yahoo! is reportedly close to bagging a new suitor for its bookmarking web property Delicious. A buyout deal of between $1m and $2m has been suggested by a source familiar with the talks, according to Business Insider. The report said it was unclear which "strategic partner" was planning to acquire Delicious, but some have …

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Cloudy weather indeed.

Delicious is the one cloudy app I use a lot, besides GMail.

I know I can bulk-export my 4000+ bookmarks using their API, I have a Python script to do so already. But now I need to plan for finding a new home for them. Probably Google Bookmarks, but I dunno if they have a load API.

Well, at least if I can export my data, I'll have it around locally, in case the acquisition results in a paid-for or otherwise unsatisfactory new service from Delicious v2 and I can always work on the loading bit later if needed.

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Post your app

You should post your Python script somewhere online. Neither of the methods Delicious gives has worked for me.

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Google Bookmarks

Google Bookmarks do have a load API, it's just loaded all mine perfectly fine.

https://www.google.com/bookmarks/deliciousimport

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