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Re: rss feed stuck - keeps downloading same articles


From: Paul Mead
Subject: Re: rss feed stuck - keeps downloading same articles
Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2009 18:00:09 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.95 (windows-nt)

"Robert D. Crawford" <address@hidden> writes:

> I don't remember the original post exactly, but judging from the subject
> I would say the following variable is what you want.  It is documented
> under the rss section of the gnus info manual.
>
> ,----[ C-h v nnrss-ignore-article-fields RET ]
> | nnrss-ignore-article-fields is a variable defined in `nnrss.el'.
> | Its value is (slash:comments)
> | 
> | 
> | Documentation:
> | *List of fields that should be ignored when comparing RSS articles.
> | Some RSS feeds update article fields during their lives, e.g. to
> | indicate the number of comments or the number of times the
> | articles have been seen.  However, if there is a difference
> | between the local article and the distant one, the latter is
> | considered to be new.  To avoid this and discard some fields, set
> | this variable to the list of fields to be ignored.
> | 
> | This is a Gnus server variable.  See Info node `(gnus)Select Methods'.
> | 
> | [back]
> `----
>
> You might want to search for more information on this variable.  It has
> been discussed before, here I believe.
>
> rdc
Thanks, I'll search the archives for that variable and read the previous
discussion.

Paul





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