[ILUG] linux.ie 'news reporter'
kwg at renre-europe.com
Mon Nov 19 16:46:37 GMT 2001
On Mon, 2001-11-19 at 16:36, Caolan McNamara wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 19, 2001 at 04:20:42PM +0000, Ken Guest wrote:
> > I'm interested in knowing whether the majority of list subscribers would
> > find this a useful addition or more than a minor irritant.
> As long as its a mailing only of new added stories, then its a very good
> idea to get announcement of additions as stuff gets posted to the site
> but missed by us for quite a while. If there was a huge volume of
> articles posted to linux.ie it would be unecessary as we'd have to read
> it regularly to see what we missed. But at its current low volume
> checking the site is not something that you do regularly as its
> generally unchanged. But it would have to be new additions only,
> resending the same unchanged list would drive me homicidal within days.
That's why I was saying that it would only report on new items
[newly added items for the pedantic], I too would find it ruddy annoying
if mailed out a report regardless.
> >  - http://linux.ie/news.rdf for example
> Actually on this topic, could you extend the number of last posts and
> articles listed in the rdf to about 10 or more. 5 is really short and
> makes the linux.ie boxes in my spiffy rdf collection page look sadly
I'll see what I can do in a while...
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