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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Would Etag and Last Modified not prove useful? If a requesting client specified one or the other then you get the entries since the last time. If there are only a few then provide the full content, otherwise provide the headlines.

    Obviously if the client end doesn't provide that information then continue with the current setup.

    Regardless of all of this, congratulations. It's a wonderful resource in it's current state.
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    Steve Rushe - www.deeden.co.uk
    • Would Etag and Last Modified not prove useful?
      A better-defined replacement for RSS would be more useful. A specification that approximates the less useful half of NNTP doesn't improve when ad-hoc extensions are added to provide one or two more NNTP features on a per-feed basis.