Permanent link to archive for 12/17/03. Wednesday, December 17, 2003

Pinging for RSS

Changes.xml for RSS feeds. "It seems that aggregators and feed readers can make good use of the flow of changes, to discover new feeds that may interest readers; and to optimize polling."

# Posted by Dave Winer on 12/17/03; 9:17:12 PM -

Throttling down, part 2

Here's how I'm handling apps that request changes.xml too often. The rule is that you may access changes.xml three times an hour. After that you'll get a 503 Service Unavailable response. I also included a Retry-After response header.

# Posted by Dave Winer on 12/17/03; 9:10:16 AM -