[dev-context] Re: texshow-web rss feed added

Patrick Gundlach patrick at gundla.ch
Wed Oct 27 12:41:25 CEST 2004


Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> writes:

> Patrick Gundlach wrote:
>
>> I don't really understand (I am very new to RSS): one can insert time
>> stamps in RSS 0.91 (<pubDate>), and RSS 1.0 doesn't need a timestamp (?).
>
> so, what do we do: .91 and pubDate?

I'll go for that before trying 1.0.

>> What use is a timestamp for, anyhow? (besides the user knowing when
>> the entry dates?)
>
> one can for instance decide to automatically download

OK, good point. (I guess you mean that if the rss feed refers to some
downloadable software).


> btw, is the 15 entries indeed a limit? i see feeds with much more

for 0.91. That is at least what

http://channel.netscape.com/publish/help/mnn20/quickstart.html

tells. Don't know how authorative it is.

Patrick


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