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Dhammawheel RSS?

Postby Mawkish1983 » Fri Mar 27, 2009 4:55 pm

Hello administrators,

I've recently discovered the magic of RSS for online forums etc... it's massively sped up my forum-browsing. Is there any way Dhammawheel can include RSS?
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Re: Dhammawheel RSS?

Postby Fede » Fri Mar 27, 2009 5:17 pm

Ok, I have to ask.

What is it?
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

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Re: Dhammawheel RSS?

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Mar 27, 2009 5:41 pm

Fede wrote:Ok, I have to ask.

What is it?


Hi Fede
as far as I can explain without looking it up it is a summary of new content on a web site, Access to insight, Buddhist channel and many many other sites have them, they update daily as far as I know but here is a link to a sight which could possibly explain more accurately http://www.whatisrss.com/
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
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"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."
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Re: Dhammawheel RSS?

Postby Fede » Fri Mar 27, 2009 8:24 pm

Gosh, I am such a doofus....
so basically, it just tells you in a paragraph what the whole of a website is about....?
Rather like "Captain hell-bent on revenge, chases white whale, and loses" (Moby Dick)?

Thank you for the helping hand!
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Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

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Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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Re: Dhammawheel RSS?

Postby Mawkish1983 » Sat Mar 28, 2009 11:34 pm

I've asked this in the wrong section haven't I? :s sorry. Could this be moved to the 'suggestions' section?

Also, would including an RSS feed be possible or am I dreaming?
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Re: Dhammawheel RSS?

Postby Dhammanando » Sun Mar 29, 2009 7:24 am

Hi Mawkish,

Mawkish1983 wrote:I've asked this in the wrong section haven't I? :s sorry. Could this be moved to the 'suggestions' section?


Done.

Also, would including an RSS feed be possible or am I dreaming?


I don't know, but it sounds like rather a good idea.

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Re: Dhammawheel RSS?

Postby Mawkish1983 » Fri Apr 03, 2009 9:34 am

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Re: Dhammawheel RSS?

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Apr 03, 2009 11:32 am

Greetings Mawkish,

I checked out the links but they seem to be for the Invision software, whereas Dhamma Wheel runs off phpBB3.

Do you know if it can be done on phpBB3?

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Re: Dhammawheel RSS?

Postby appicchato » Fri Apr 03, 2009 11:53 am

retrofuturist wrote:Do you know if it can be done on phpBB3?

Hi Paul,

It's all Greek to me but it looks like someone with phpbb3 has RSS feeds...perhaps you, or David, can decipher how...

http://www.phpbb-seo.com/en/gym-sitemap ... t2734.html

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Re: Dhammawheel RSS?

Postby Mawkish1983 » Fri Apr 03, 2009 12:06 pm

retrofuturist wrote:Do you know if it can be done on phpBB3?

I'm no web programmer, but maybe this will help? http://www.phpbb-seo.com/en/gym-sitemap ... t2734.html

If not, I'll keep looking (I'll keep looking anyway, because I just discovered a 'rival' Buddhism forum that is known to most of us has RSS feeds)
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Re: Dhammawheel RSS?

Postby Mawkish1983 » Fri Apr 03, 2009 12:07 pm

appicchato wrote:http://www.phpbb-seo.com/en/gym-sitemaps-rss/google-yahoo-msn-sitemaps-rss-t2734.html

Wow, am I embarrassed, appicchato got there first <laughs> :broke:

I'll keep looking :) thanks appicchato et al

EDIT: maybe http://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopi ... &t=1189825 is simpler?

EDIT 2: I asked the question here: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index ... 438AAolObH
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Re: Dhammawheel RSS?

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Apr 03, 2009 9:57 pm

Greetings Mawkish & venerable Appicchato,

We'll have a look into it and see what seems possible.

We've been experiencing some problems with our e-mail server, so I'm unsure on whether that might also have some relation to the workability of RSS.

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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Dhammawheel RSS?

Postby Mawkish1983 » Fri Apr 03, 2009 10:06 pm

That's great :) thanks Retro.

If it's any concellation (sp?) the e-sangha RSS doesn't work properly anyway :)

What's the email bug? I have never received an email from the threads I'm subscibed too... I'll check to see if I've subscribed properly (I'm using dhammawheel right now on my phone so I can't check things easily) later.

If you need any help with this RSS thing (including testing) just let me know :) if I can help, I will.
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Re: Dhammawheel RSS?

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Apr 03, 2009 10:09 pm

Greetings Mawkish,

Mawkish1983 wrote:What's the email bug? I have never received an email from the threads I'm subscibed too...


That is the bug! :tongue:

Also the "password retrieval" e-mail not working etc...

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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Dhammawheel RSS?

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Apr 03, 2009 10:31 pm

Greetings Mawkish,

David has had discussions with his son about this and it seems too risky at this stage.

Adding MODS (non-standard plug ins) can potentially cause instability on phpBB3 systems, and also make upgrade paths more difficult in the future. Generally speaking, our preference is to wait until certain features become standard phpBB components before installing them. The more non-standard things you at, the more complex interactions you can have been the software, the various MODS, everyone's browsers etc.... it gets exponentially more complex, and we'd like to keep the system side of things as simple and standardised as possible.

The only MOD we have installed now is a simple one which on the Index pages which shows who made the last post in each sub-forum, when, and what the topic was about. This was deemed to be important functionality and with little potential for causing technical issues.

Thanks for your suggestion, help and interest though... it is certainly appreciated.

:anjali:

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Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Dhammawheel RSS?

Postby Mawkish1983 » Sat Apr 04, 2009 6:44 am

retrofuturist wrote:David has had discussions with his son about this and it seems too risky at this stage.

Ah, okay, I understand. Thanks for letting me know :) I will say no-more about it.

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