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

Michael Vincent van Rantwijk, MultiZilla mv_van_rantwijk at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 8 12:36:53 PST 2007


Neil wrote:
> 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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Michael Vincent van Rantwijk
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