[development] Module to Track RSS Subscribers
ber at webschuur.com
Tue Jan 17 12:06:55 UTC 2006
Op dinsdag 17 januari 2006 05:12, schreef Greg Knaddison:
> If you're OK using the IP tracking, xstatistics.module already tracks
> how many users request your feed at least once in the data in your
> accesslog (as Adam Knight pointed out). No extra overhead, no new
> coding, it's done.
On top of this:
I have long standing plans to, at least for xstatistics (in a private table)
track the client strings. That could be combined with these stats i query
The plan is as follows:
count() filter by ip
filter only those that return withing a time interval (within 2 days eg)
substract a set of known strings that are not feedreaders (such as googlebot)
that is the amout of subscribers.
> It does use IP, so it could present problems, but for most situations
> it is a good generalization of what is going on.
I found that when you have > 20 readers this number resembles what netstat
tells me. with a variation of 5-10%. the higher the number the smaller the
> John's solution of using the sessionID confuses me (can you expand a
> bit more) but my understanding of it is that it either presents a
> privacy problem or would be confusing to the user or both.
Johns Ideas ar ecool. Yet IMO way OTT. they make me think of that ad where you
see a maserati motorbike gloed to a baby-three-weel-bike.
Making the feeds stats killer, cool; dynalmic i aware algorithmick filtered
stats, while having the same ol stats in the rest of Drupal is like that
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