[Web4lib] Changing address of RSS news feed

Conal Tuohy Conal.Tuohy at vuw.ac.nz
Thu Nov 9 18:46:12 EST 2006

You ought if possible to provide an "HTTP 301 Moved Permanently"
response. This may even cause some user agents to automatically update
their subscriptions.

As well, I suggest you announce the change as an item in the RSS feed

Conal Tuohy
Senior Programmer
conal at nzetc.org
New Zealand Electronic Text Centre

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:web4lib-bounces at webjunction.org] On Behalf Of Jean Graef
> Sent: Friday, 10 November 2006 12:36
> To: web4lib at webjunction.org
> Subject: [Web4lib] Changing address of RSS news feed
> I would like to change the URL of our RSS news feeds. How can 
> I announce the change in such a way that existing subscribers 
> will be notified? I don't even know how to identify existing 
> subscribers!
> Jean
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> Jean Graef
> The Montague Institute
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