[Standards] Pub/Sub & RSS

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Tue May 27 21:49:30 UTC 2008

On 05/26/2008 3:23 AM, Tomasz Sterna wrote:
> Dnia 2008-05-22, czw o godzinie 13:52 -0400, Kelly S pisze:
>> But if someone requests a feed we are not "publishing" we need to
>> begin publishing that new feed and subscribe the user to it.
>> >From then on that feed will be publishing new entries for when
>> additional people start subscribing to it.
>> I'm not sure how to handle the user requesting a new feed that doesn't
>> exist yet so that we can start pulling/publishing it.
> Couldn't you just treat subscription request to a non-existing yet node,
> as a feed request? Fetch it in background and return the items or
> non-existing node error when the given URL is not an RSS feed.
> Similarly to how conference room creation works - when you enter a
> non-existing room, it is created.

Yes that would be the smart thing to do.


Peter Saint-Andre

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