[Project_owners] feed:// URLs?

Eric H. Jung eric.jung at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 12 08:52:12 PST 2007


--- Neil <neil at parkwaycc.co.uk> wrote:

> Eric H. Jung wrote:
> 
> >Are feed:// URLs supposed to be handled internally by firefox and not result in a new HTTP
> request
> >when followed? If so, how are feed URLs generated (I don't see websites using them AFAIK).
> >  
> >
> My understanding is that they are generated internally by feed discovery 
> to ensure that the feed is handled by Firefox. Otherwise you're at the 
> mercy of the feed sniffer.

Thanks, Neil.




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