[typo] pings (xml rpc), trackbacks and patch 526

Scott Laird scott at sigkill.org
Thu Jan 12 09:11:09 EST 2006

On Jan 12, 2006, at 4:53 AM, Chris Roos wrote:

> I've recently become interested in pinging aggregators (technorati et
> al) when content is updated.
> I'm aware of the 'auto-ping' section in the admin interface and always
> assumed that this was happily pinging the aggregators as new articles
> were added...
> However, as the original post in patch 526[1] states, this is not  
> the case.
> Basically, the method used (Ping#ping) is sending trackbacks not  
> pings.
> As per the last comment added to that ticket, I don't think the  
> patch is
> correct as it actually replaces the trackback functionality rather  
> than
> add's ping to it.
> I'm planning to take a look this weekend at something more fully  
> fleshed
> but would appreciate any comments (on this mail or comments on the
> ticket), especially if I'm not making any sense (not unlikely)..

That be great.  Typo's current trackback support is almost but not  
quite completely broken; it'd be great to have a working implementation.


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