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From Dave <snoopd...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Site-wide Feed Updated Time
Date Fri, 26 Oct 2007 21:00:16 GMT
On 10/26/07, Matthew Montgomery <Matthew.Montgomery@sun.com> wrote:
>
> On Oct 26, 2007, at Oct 26, 1:56 PM, Dave wrote:
>
> > On 10/26/07, Matthew Montgomery <Matthew.Montgomery@sun.com> wrote:
> >> I have noticed an issue with the weblogger site-wide feeds. For
> >> example, in the recent entries Atom feed pulling from the default
> >> planet, the "updated" element is older than the most recent entry.
> >> This came up as an issue with our separate use of the planet
> >> aggregator. Any configured planet that consumes one of the site-wide
> >> feeds from the weblogger will only update when the "updated" date is
> >> incremented. NetNewsWire on the other hand could care less, and only
> >> looks at the actual entry dates.

There may be a quick fix for this. I think I can improve the situation
by replacing the main blog last-update time with last-update time
associated with the site-wide cache in the feeds. It won't be perfect,
but it will be better what what we have now.

- Dave

> >>
> >> Options:
> >>
> >> 1. Alter the weblogger code such that the updated or lastBuildDate
> >> value matches the most recent entry in the feed.
> >>
> >> 2. Alter the planet aggregator code such that it ignores the updated
> >> or lastBuildDate values of the target feed.
> >>
> >> I would vote for number one as based on the Atom spec, am entirely
> >> new entry would satisfy the significant verbiage of the updated
> >> element.
> >
> > Yes, there is a bug and I agree with #1.
> >
> > The problem is that we use the front-page weblog's last-updated date
> > as the feed's update date, which is wrong. On first glance, this does
> > not look to be a trivial fix.
>
> Yep I just got in there enough to see what was going on with the
> lastModified value. Thanks for the comments Dave, I filed the following.
>
> http://opensource.atlassian.com/projects/roller/browse/ROL-1587
>
> --
> Matthew Montgomery
> .Sun Engineering
> Sun Microsystems, Inc.
>
>
>

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