Opened 16 years ago

Closed 16 years ago

#6098 closed (wontfix)

support for well formed web (wfw) extensions in django RSS feeds

Reported by: Soeren Sonnenburg <bugreports@…> Owned by: nobody
Component: contrib.syndication Version: dev
Severity: Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Design decision needed
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


The commonly used well formed web extensions
see e.g.
of RSS feeds allows inclusion of additional RSS comment feeds.

It would be great to add just the wfw comment extension to a WellFormedWebRss feed class.

I have trivially done this (see attached file) and am using this in a production system currently.

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by Soeren Sonnenburg <bugreports@…>, 16 years ago

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wfw rss feed class

comment:1 by Simon G <dev@…>, 16 years ago

Component: UncategorizedRSS framework
Triage Stage: UnreviewedDesign decision needed

Sounds promising. If this is accepted, it'll need docs, though.

comment:2 by Jacob, 16 years ago

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

Django's feed classes are intended to be a quick way to get started, not the end-all of syndication (see, for example, the lack of any support for Apple's custom RSS extensions). You should be able to implement this as a custom syndication class in a third-party library, but it's not appropriate for Django core.

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