[Project_owners] Should mozdev.org generate an updates.rdf file for our projects?

Neil neil at parkwaycc.co.uk
Fri Dec 7 15:42:17 PST 2007


Michael Vincent van Rantwijk, MultiZilla wrote:

> Neil wrote:
>
>> Brian King wrote:
>>
>>> Eric H. Jung wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'm curious why you keep referring to update.rdf as a "feed" and 
>>>> not a file?
>>>
>>> I was confused by this too.
>>>
>>> I think Doug *does* mean that this is a feed of XPI updates on 
>>> Mozdev. It is just an unfortunate naming conincidence with the file 
>>> for actually updating an add-on, which most call update.rdf. Perhaps 
>>> Doug's feed could change to a different name, e.g. xpi-updates.rdf.
>>
>> Surely if he meant an RSS feed it would be named update.html ;-)
>
> Why would anyone use a .html file extension for anything but HTML?

Don't worry, the joke only worked for eleven hours.


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