luke at lukeross.name
Mon Nov 6 09:53:56 GMT 2006
On Sat, Nov 04, 2006 at 11:46:01AM +0000, Andrew Black (li) wrote:
> I am experimenting with XML::RSS to create an RSS feed. Eventually I
> want to create a feed for what's new on a website but at this point I am
> just getting familiar.
> I am using Thunderbird as the client to read the feed. If I change my
> server to generate different data the client isn't noticing the change.
> I am presuming that it thinks that my data is the same as what it has
> already seen. So my question is - how does the client recognise that
> items in the feed are new items.
> Any pointers would be welcome
I take it you're generating new IDs for the new items? I'm not sure
about Thunderbird, but in aKregator it assumes that the content for a
particular ID is fixed, and will not pick up changes to that item. I
tend to use a combination of the site name, table name and row ID
for the guid.
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