[development] Aggregator2 / Podcast Aggregator

Rob Barreca rob at electronicinsight.com
Tue Apr 25 19:52:43 UTC 2006

Hmmm...think I might just need to use the prepare nodeapi hook and I'll 
be golden.

Rob Roy Barreca
Electronic Insight Corporation
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San Diego, CA 92130
rob at electronicinsight.com

Rob Barreca wrote:
> I'm implementing a podcast aggregator and I'm working with Agg2.  I 
> was going to modify aggregator2_parse_items() to pull the <ENCLOSURE> 
> (which contains the podcast mp3 or whatever) and other fields out of 
> the RSS feed and add them to the agg2_item type.  But I feel that the 
> following might be a better solution and would like some feedback.
> Would it be worthwhile to add an invoke_all call for '_parse_items' 
> and pass the $items to that when parsing new RSS items?  This would 
> allow other modules to react when agg2 does an update as at the 
> nodeapi level, you can't access any info that was in the RSS feed that 
> agg2 isn't already sending to the database.
> Thanks for any input.

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