RSS feed for forum topics

I think that it'd be swell if there was an RSS/Atom/whatever feed for the forums. What do you guys think?

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Kashif Noorani wrote:

I think that it'd be swell if there was an RSS/Atom/whatever feed for the forums. What do you guys think?


I'd say I suggested that about a year ago ;)

Moreso now that Omnea Reader is out ( well, if there was a linux version
anyway ]]> ).

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Kashif Noorani wrote:

>I think that it'd be swell if there was an RSS/Atom/whatever feed for the forums. What do you guys think?

>

What are the benefits of RSS, compared to nntp?

Alain

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Alain Ravet wrote:

What are the benefits of RSS, compared to nntp?

Alain


Other than getting around firewall issues, I am not sure what benefit it
would have.

There could be one big down-side: It would be difficult to see the
threads, unless all responses/followups are treated as RSS comments.

Tim

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Alain Ravet wrote:

What are the benefits of RSS, compared to nntp?


None really, other than RSS being new and hip...

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Kashif

>Could you use NNTP over HTTP?

>

I may be wrong, but I feel this is this another case of :

"technical solution requested to solve a f&@$%g
internal administrative problem"?

Is your sysadm overzealous with the firewall settings?

Alain

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I'm using Omea Reader (http://www.jetbrains.com/omea_reader/) and can happily handle both my nntp & rss feeds together.

- Richard

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Richard Osbaldeston wrote:

I'm using Omea Reader (http://www.jetbrains.com/omea_reader/) and can happily handle

> both my nntp & rss feeds together.

Lukcy for those with windows ;) Although, I do use Thunderbird which
now supports RSS fine, and NNTP. Although I tend to use BottomFeeder
for RSS ( Smalltalk based system ).

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Richard Osbaldeston wrote:

I'm using Omea Reader (http://www.jetbrains.com/omea_reader/) and can happily handle both my

> nntp & rss feeds together.

Actually, I remember by original request was for RSS announcements of
new EAPs and releases.

However I don't seem to see the request in the tracker anymore :(

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No its not that. I just find RSS very convenient especially since I use a rss plugin in firefox. I simply have to refresh my feeds to see if there were any new posts/topics rather than manually open all forums and messages.

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