Opened 8 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#8989 closed (fixed)

Syndication Framework could implement atom:link@rel=self to better follow the recommendations of the RSS Advisory Board

Reported by: xavier.morel@… Owned by: arthurk
Component: contrib.syndication Version: master
Severity: Keywords:
Cc: martin@…, stephane.raimbault@… Triage Stage: Accepted
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:


RSS feeds should include an atom:link element with @rel="self" to make them "more portable, self-contained, and easier to cache".

Example, the feed of djangosites gets such a recommendation from the feed validator:

Attachments (2)

8989_add_atomlink.diff (1.8 KB) - added by arthurk 8 years ago.
8989_add_atomlink_r10680.diff (1.8 KB) - added by arthurk 7 years ago.
Update patch to r10680

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Change History (12)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by adrian

  • Needs documentation unset
  • Needs tests unset
  • Patch needs improvement unset
  • Triage Stage changed from Unreviewed to Accepted

Sounds reasonable. Can you provide a patch?

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by masklinn

Well it's not a problem I've encountered myself, I noted it from a friend's site, so I haven't started doing any work on it at all, and while I may if time allows if someone else wants to work on this he should not hold back.

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by arthurk

  • Owner changed from nobody to arthurk
  • Status changed from new to assigned

Changed 8 years ago by arthurk

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by arthurk

  • Has patch set

comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by martin <martin@…>

  • Cc martin@… added

comment:6 Changed 7 years ago by anonymous

  • milestone post-1.0 deleted

Milestone post-1.0 deleted

comment:7 Changed 7 years ago by hvendelbo

You need this to submit a feed to feedburner, or get a working RSS button in the Flock browser.

comment:8 Changed 7 years ago by stephaner

  • Cc stephane.raimbault@… added

Changed 7 years ago by arthurk

Update patch to r10680

comment:9 Changed 7 years ago by arthurk

  • Version changed from 1.0 to SVN

comment:10 Changed 7 years ago by russellm

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from assigned to closed

(In [12338]) Fixed #6188, #6304, #6618, #6969, #8758, #8989, #10334, #11069, #11973 and #12403 -- Modified the syndication framework to use class-based views. Thanks to Ben Firshman for his work on this patch.

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