[sword-devel] Watching websites where our source texts come from?
westonruter at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 08:51:46 MST 2010
If a feed isn't available, you could also simply use the HTTP Last-Modified
header (and/or Etag) to check if the source file has changed. This doesn't
help, though, if new editions are released as separate files, like
On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 6:59 AM, Gregory Hellings
<greg.hellings at gmail.com>wrote:
> If the websites have some sort of syndicated feed, like RSS or Atom or the
> like, it would be easy to write a basic script to pull the latest info from
> that. Likewise if there is regular version information in a web-accessible
> version of the file as well as the module's config file on the lines of
> SourceVersion=1.7.6 or SourceDate=1999-10-06 or something like that.
> If that sort of information is not available in a structured way, then
> tracking updates to the upstream material can become far more difficult.
> On Jan 13, 2010, at 7:37 AM, David Haslam <d.haslam at ukonline.co.uk> wrote:
>> Do we have any system in place to monitor for changes the websites where
>> module source texts from from?
>> e.g. When the text itself has been updated.
>> Or do we rely on ad hoc knowledge and reporting by interested volunteers?
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