[thelist] rss help - dynamic urls

Pete Prodoehl pete.prodoehl at cygnusinteractive.com
Mon Sep 27 14:58:44 CDT 2004

Chris Ditty wrote:
> Hi all.  I am trying to offer my users a rss feed.  I found a nice
> litle script that does most of my needs and I have it mostly finished.
>  I just tried using the link tag with a dynamic url and it turns out
> this is being tagged as invalid.  Out of curiousity, I looked at
> yahoo's rss feed and I see that they are using dynamic urls.
> Can anyone offer any suggestions as to how they are doing this?  I am
> running rss v2.0.
> I noticed that they are using a * as a seperator and then give the
> sendto url.  I want to use a simple id tag and send them to a given
> url that I can change if needed.
> Can anyone think of a solution for this?

Sample please?

I assume you are encoding the url properly as XML?

This is wrong: http://foo.com/page?a=1&b=2

This is right: http://foo.com/page?a=1&b=2

Use http://feedvalidator.org/ to test things...


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