scott at sigkill.org
Wed Dec 7 18:55:40 EST 2005
On Dec 7, 2005, at 3:10 PM, Peter Donald wrote:
> On 12/8/05, Trejkaz <trejkaz at trypticon.org> wrote:
>>>> When using an aggregator, everytime I post a new article, all the
>>>> articles in my feed appear to be new, although they're not.
>>>> This is pretty annoying since one reader says he's getiting all my
>>>> posts 2 or 3 times.
>>>> Any ideas? Anyone else noticed this?
>>>> (I'm running 2.6.0 - stable)
>>> Which feed reader are they using?
>> I see this in Akregator and Thunderbird also. Thunderbird has a
>> bug with doing this to many sites so I didn't think much of it,
>> but I admit
>> that it's odd to see it happen in Akregator.
> I get his on occasion due to the way that the feeds generate the urls
> for each entry. Sometimes they will generate using the ip address and
> sometimes with the host name so a url for a feed may alternate between
> I have been meaning to go in and fix that by supplying host but
> haven't got around to it ;) Not sure if that helps.
The trunk generates guids and stores them in the DB, so this isn't a
problem with the current code. On the other hand, if you're using
2.6.x or earlier, and you have people hitting your website through
several different URLs, then the cache *will* make the feed GUIDs
move around. Yuck.
Yet another reason to get a new release out the door soon.
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