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25th Sep 2004, 01:04 PM
Looks like they don't work...

I thought it would be nice to use them in the new DF-site, but the URL:
doesn't return anything....

or isn't it supposed to work in a normal browser?

25th Sep 2004, 02:05 PM
try using download manager?

25th Sep 2004, 05:11 PM
It returns a large block of text that looks like HTML for me. I'm using Opera, maybe your browser doesn't display .xml files properly?

26th Sep 2004, 06:25 AM
RSS feeds don't work in most browsers. They are meant to be used in an RSS reader, also called a news aggregator ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/News_aggregator).

However... the latest version of Firefox supports them with a new feature called Live Bookmarks (http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/live-bookmarks.html).
I'm about to add the meta-tag to our main page to enable it to work with that. You bookmark the RSS icon in the status bar, and you then get a "magic" folder in your bookmarks that always contains the latest PJB news headlines! :D

26th Sep 2004, 06:35 AM

Here's a screenie of my Firefox 1.0PR showing the live bookmark folder open. The headlines in that folder will be updated to match the state of PJB's RSS feed.

This could make a news post if there's nothing else to report in a week or so.

26th Sep 2004, 11:53 AM
I still get a empty window when trying to open it in IE6. I'm gonna try mozilla/Firefox soon.

But it's working on my website!

26th Sep 2004, 12:07 PM
But it's working on my website!
http://www.obels.nu/df/All PJB RSS feeds lead to the top of the newspage ...

26th Sep 2004, 12:19 PM
U use the feed "as is", the links are including the article number....
so I think this is something in the JB site..

26th Sep 2004, 01:15 PM
I still get a empty window when trying to open it in IE6.

IE doesn't support RSS. So yeah, you won't see anything.