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Poster: billmoyer Date: Jun 30, 2006 10:46am
Forum: iraq_war Subject: Re: RSS feed compatibility with media aggregators?

yep yep .. our RSS feed blows pretty badly. It was developed very quickly, by a single overworked engineer, back when the RSS standard was young and even less well-formed than it is today.

Writing an improved version is on my to-do list, but it's below a few other tasks priority-wise. I'm not sure when I'll be able to get to it. I'm really sorry for the inconvenience :-( our resources are sorely limited, is all.

If anyone feels like volunteering their time and effort to improve the RSS feed, let me know (ttk (at) archive (dot) org) and I'll send you the code (which is PHP). It basically queries the search engine and converts returned hits into RSS-compliant XML.

-- Bill Moyer, Archive Engineer