[pmwiki-users] Mail Posts -- Self subscribe to "Watch Lists"

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Fri May 19 09:43:04 CDT 2006

On Thu, May 18, 2006 at 04:17:09PM -1000, Sivakatirswami wrote:
> On May 18, 2006, at 11:42 AM, Scott Connard wrote:
> > I too investigated this but settled on using RSS as a much easier  
> > method of watching modifications.
> >
> > See http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/PmWiki/WebFeeds
> >
> > I did a fair amount of config.php tweaking, but the basic RSS feed  
> > works great for notifying people of changes.
> >
> > Scott Connard.
> OK I'm willing to follow your lead... in fact some users did ask  
> about RSS as an option.. That docs pages seems clear, but subtle  
> details are missing. Looking for the easiest out-of-the-box  
> implementation appears to be getting a feed from recent changes on a  
> group. But, I'm having trouble build a URL that actually works in  
> news aggregator.
> e.g. for a group named "Migration" in this wiki, the URL you get when  
> you just click "Recent Changes" from any page and then tack on  the  
> RSS options looks like this:
> feed://www.himalayanacademy.com/admin_wiki/index.php? 
> n=Migration.RecentChanges&action=rss&order=-time
> but Safari doesn't grok this URL...
> The test example:    http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Category/Skins? 
> action=rss&order=-time
>   works fine in Safari..new news feed as expected...  so, I'm missing  
> something.



I have no idea if the "feed://" url you mentioned above is valid --
I've never seen "feed://" before.


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