[Owasp-leaders] RSS plugin for Media Wiki

Pravir Chandra chandra at list.org
Tue Mar 10 12:51:50 EDT 2009


Gotcha. I agree with the downside you mention, but the benefits from
actual live news updates is a pretty big one in my opinion. Are there
any alternatives? For instance, can I setup a Google Reader feed so
that our servers aren't slowed down but I get the dynamic news
updates?

Thanks.

p.

On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 6:19 AM, Laurence Casey <larry.casey at owasp.org> wrote:
> We did have a RSS reader on the wiki, but had to remove it because it slowed
> the site down drastically. The current plugins available fetch from the
> feeds and put the content temporally in the DB. I frequently had to recover
> the site. The Google reader on the front page can sometimes slow the site to
> a crawl as well. Advantage to the Google reader is that its not integrated
> into the wiki, just fetched by the client. I agree a RSS feed would be
> great, but that does have one disadvantage. All this great content that
> could be useful to the security community would be lost if not entered in
> the wiki. Great for chapter meeting announcements, not so good for articles
> or project updates.
>
> --Larry
>
>
> On 3/10/09 7:10 AM, "Martin Knobloch" <martin.knobloch at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> This would be a great thing to have!
>
> ~Martin
>
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 1:29 AM, Pravir Chandra <chandra at list.org> wrote:
>
> Do we currently have the ability to syndicate an RSS feed on an OWASP wiki
> page?
>
> If not, can we get it added? I think it'll make project news updates
> much easier in the long run.
>
> p.
>
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