[thelist] RSS Newbie

Aaron Cole awcole72 at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 25 13:35:00 CDT 2002

The generation of the feed I understand.  My question is this:

How do I display an RSS feed on my website.  It could a feed I created or
someone else created.  This is the last piece in the puzzle that I can't
seem to figure out.

>From: David.Cantrell at Gunter.AF.mil
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>Subject: RE: [thelist] RSS Newbie
>Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 13:19:32 -0500
> >Thanks for the response.  To clarify, what I'm trying to understand is
> >I need to do in order to display a feed on my website.  I'm hoping it's
> >simple as many seem to make it out to be, but so far, I haven't seen any
> >straight forward instructions.
>How are you creating this feed? Is it static or dynamic? I would think it
>somehow dynamic, either generated on-demand or generated to a static file
>a pre-defined interval.
>If it's a file, just give the URL to it:  http://www.foo.com/rss.xml
>If it's generated, just give the URL to the script which generates it:
>Just make sure if it's dynamically generated on-demand you send the
>appropriate content-type header -- I believe it should now be
>"application/xml+rss" but don't quote me on that. Instead, quote Mark
>Pilgrim:  <g/>
>As for notifying users of it's existence, there's a couple of conventions:
>one for Radio Userland, and the other for every other user. Basic details
>can be found here:
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