From: gilmaevski (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Sep 07 2002 - 12:26:44 BST
Why not have AliceWeblog ping BobWeblog to ask "When were you last
Gets rid of the subscribing, which is where i think most of your
The show-stopper for me, i think, is that if AliceWeblog isn't
controlling how often it pings. Personally I would ping only at the
beginning of each session and keep the Last-Updated times in the
datastore. That way i am getting the most up to date info without
messing around with cron jobs. But I can see how it might be a problem
for a very popular weblog if AliceWeblog is pinging on every page
impression. Esp. if AliceWeblog, CharlieWeblog and DeltaWeblog (i forget
who C and D are :-) are also popular weblogs.
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