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Re: Approach to atompub implementation for a forum
* Eric Scheid <eric.scheid@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [2007-12-19 17:15]:
> On 20/12/07 1:49 AM, "A. Pagaltzis" <pagaltzis@xxxxxx> wrote:
> >>> But even a modest forum will quickly accumulate a few
> >>> thousand threads, at which point a feed-per-thread scheme
> >>> forces you to either deal with polling thousands of
> >>> subscriptions
> >> This assumes you automatically subscribe to all child
> >> collections, but why would you do that?
> > To get the same functionality as you get in every web forum:
> > no matter how old a thread, when someone replies to it, it
> > bubbles to the top and you get a chance to see the new reply.
> only if you actually go an open that topic thread to read it
> ... you don't need to subscribe to the child collection of
> replies to be notified of a change in the topic itself
> (assuming the metadata in the topic entry is tweaked each time
> there's a reply, eg. updating a count of replies)
How would you know? What feed do you subscribe to be notified?
Aristotle Pagaltzis // <http://plasmasturm.org/>