Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 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: master
Severity: Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Design decision needed
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:

Description

The commonly used well formed web extensions
see e.g. http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/RSS:Article:Why_Well-Formed_Web_RSS_Module_is_Popular_-_Syndicating_Your_Comments
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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feeds.py (3.2 KB) - added by Soeren Sonnenburg <bugreports@…> 9 years ago.
wfw rss feed class

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Change History (3)

Changed 9 years ago by Soeren Sonnenburg <bugreports@…>

Attachment: feeds.py added

wfw rss feed class

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by Simon G <dev@…>

Component: UncategorizedRSS framework
Needs documentation: unset
Needs tests: unset
Patch needs improvement: unset
Triage Stage: UnreviewedDesign decision needed

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

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by Jacob

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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