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Re: misc/40398 (RSS news feeds should include content)
The following reply was made to PR misc/40398; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: jnemeth%victoria.tc.ca@localhost (John Nemeth)
To: Marc Balmer <mbalmer%NetBSD.org@localhost>, Martin Husemann
Cc: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, www%NetBSD.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: misc/40398 (RSS news feeds should include content)
Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2011 11:01:47 -0700
On Dec 21, 7:40am, Marc Balmer wrote:
} Am 31.07.11 12:57, schrieb Martin Husemann:
} > On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 07:49:12AM +0000, mbalmer%NetBSD.org@localhost
} >> The RSS feeds mentioned in www.NetBSD.org/changes/rss.html all contain
} > All of them seem to only contain title, date and link, no content.
} > I would also suggest to consider switching from RSS to ATOM, as (at least
} > in the ancient version used on NetBSD.org) some still popular modern
} > browsers from a company well known for a non free operating system still
} > can not display this feed.
} Ok, I understand what you mean. I though the OP pointed out that the
} feeds were empty, which they are actually not...
} Not sure if having feeds with such low frequency as here is desireable
} at all, though.
Why does the frequency matter? The only question that matters
is: are they being used? And, I believe the answer is yes (I do know
one person that uses them directly). Also, the pkgsrc-changes isn't
}-- End of excerpt from Marc Balmer
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