[development] PHP 5 > aggregator.module rewrite to XML API?

Boris Mann boris at bryght.com
Tue Jun 19 15:22:18 UTC 2007

On 6/19/07, Alexander Barth <alex at developmentseed.org> wrote:
> Unfortunately, speed is an issue for our aggregation sites where
> parsing time adds up accross all Drupal installations on the
> server.

There are some good arguments to be made for decoupling parsing /
aggregating directly within Drupal and moving it outside -- just putting
nodes into Drupal.

I don't object to that SimplePie may well be the better
> choice for a general use case - can we agree on a pluggable solution,
> though?


I can understand. But let's not desmiss the new aggregator solution as
> Drupal 7 only material. A backport to 6 or even 5 could be very easy
> to do. Moreover, it's pretty likely that Aron actually starts
> developing the new aggregator on Drupal 5.
> From a more personal point of view, I really would like to get rid of
> leech and build on top of common ground as soon as possible - not only
> when 7's out.

Hallelujah. So...if Morbus needs to move, can we start on the foundations of
the one, true pluggable aggregation API of doom, together, now?

Boris Mann
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