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From "Mark Hindess (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (HARMONY-4352) [site] Script for generation RSS feed for news publised on Harmony website
Date Thu, 11 Oct 2007 14:32:50 GMT

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Mark Hindess commented on HARMONY-4352:

Nadya, Yuri,

I don't like this solution.  The script is fine[*] but running it from cron doesn't really
make sense.  (We've already had a number of issues with scripts running against the harmony.apache.org
web site.)  Currently this script downloads the harmony front page to create the rss, but
given that the front page is updated manually it seems much more sensible to fix the update
process such that the script is also run at that time - rather than every few hours when nothing
is likely to be changing that often.

Given that the current update process is broken - we need to make sure the umask is set correctly
- I'd be happy to help fix the update process *and* integrate the rss script.

I'd suggest we create a scripts directory in the svn (protected by a .htaccess file to prevent
it being visible on the web) and change the  current UPDATE script (also checked in and protected
by a .htaccess file entry) to be a real script rather than a "source'd" command file.

[*] Actually there are a few things I don't like about the script to but they aren't really
relevant (it should really use '$ua->env_proxy()' rather than using a variable that you
need to edit to change and it the strings like '"$proxy"' should really not include the double

> [site] Script for generation RSS feed for news publised on Harmony website
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: HARMONY-4352
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-4352
>             Project: Harmony
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: Website/Documentation
>            Reporter: Yuri Dolgov
>            Assignee: Nadya Morozova
>         Attachments: harmony_rss.zip
> I've implemented a script on perl for generation RSS feed for news published on Harmony
website. It currently generated valid RSS, but with 
> no information about data of postage, To reslove this I need to know if Date::Calc module
is installed on Apache Haromny server. 

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