RSS feed always show as "new"?

Jeroen Coumans jeroen at
Fri Jul 2 06:34:33 PDT 2004

Kevin P. Fleming said the following on 02-07-2004 15:01:
> This may very well be a problem with my aggregator (Sage, as an 
> extension in Mozilla Firefox), but it appears that every time the 
> website regen is run all the RSS feed content shows up as "new" again, 
> even though it has not changed.
> This somewhat defeats the purpose of an RSS feed, if the same news items 
> are going to appear as new twice a day, every day.

It may also be a mistake with our RSS generation. The current RSS feeds 
are generated by a script from Rob Park; not sure how easy it would be 
to fix them. And with the current work on a CMS, is it really necessary 
to fix that?

Jeroen Coumans

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