[aur-dev] feed/rss refactor

elij elij.mx at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 23:02:00 EDT 2009

Imported my work into a github project.
Posting it if anyone is interested in it.

upstream-clean tracks the arch-project github aur.git repo.

Kind of neat to see some of the graphs on the project that github
provides, at any rate.
The impact[1] graph is pretty cool, if nothing else.

[1]: http://github.com/cactus/aur/graphs/impact

On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 8:57 PM, elij <elij.mx at gmail.com> wrote:
> Path supports rss, atom, and json type 'feeds'.
> Renamed rss.php -> feed.php
> Reworked feedcreator class quite a bit as well.
> - Now requires php-json (aurjson required this too, so not a big deal).
> - STRONGLY Recommends php-memcache. This is how the feed is cached in
> this version. No more file cache.
> Further work:
> - Someone could probably add handling for 'if-modified-since' http
> headers, to determine if you can just send an 'HTTP/1.0 304 Not
> Modified' header, or if you need to send a newer version. I don't
> believe the old version supported this, but it makes sense (and should
> be easier using memcached).
> Usage:
> feed.php?t=rss  -- rss feed
> feed.php?t=atom  -- atom feed
> feed.php?t=json  -- json 'style' feed
> Patch attached (gzip compressed).

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