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From Helena Edelson <hel...@greenjaguar.com>
Subject Re: Manageing pres releases and news items (Re: The future (was Re: New skin: Coat))
Date Wed, 11 Jan 2006 19:00:52 GMT


Ross Gardler wrote:

> Helena Edelson wrote:
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>> Ross Gardler wrote:
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>>> Helena Edelson wrote:
>>>
>>>> I don't know if I can help but I have several content RSS feeds on 
>>>> one of my forrest sites, http://summitjournal.com
>>>> it was really simple do customize.
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> ...
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>>> [context: creating RSS feeds from Forrest content objects]
>>>
>>> Can you explain a little about how you create these feeds?
>>>
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> ...
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>> I set up my RSS pages rather simply by implementing 4 things:
>> 1. skin/....html/rss2document.xsl
>> 2. resources/stylesheets/feeds.xsl
>> 3. skinconf
>> 4. xmap
>
>
> So, if I understand correctly you are not creating RSS feeds from 
> existing content, rather you are including RSS feeds within your site.
>
> Did you try the feeder plugin before doing this work? That plugin is a 
> very simple rss input plugin.
>
> Would you like to contribute your ehancements to that plugin? Don't 
> worry if you don't have the time to merge your work with the plugin 
> code itself, simply open an issue and attach the feeds.xsl, details of 
> any relevant skinconf.xml extensions and the relevant xmap snippets.
>
> That way we know the information is there and when someone has a 
> strong enough itch they can scratch it using your code as a base.
>
> Ross
>
>
The rss is from existing content as well as newly-published content.
Have not tried feeder yet.

I'd be happy to contribute if it helps. I'll upload it later today.

Helena

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