User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0 I am trying to use Thunderbird as my RSS reader. However, Thunderbird does not get updates for the following RSS feed: http://rss.woot.com/feed.aspx I know there is nothing wrong with the RSS feed because Firefox gets updates from this feed just fine. Also, a program I have used called RSSReader works (www.rssreader.com). Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Create a new "RSS News & Blogs" account in Thunderbird. 2. Go to Manage Subscriptions and add a subscription for http://rss.woot.com/feed.aspx 3. Thunderbird will correctly go out and fetch the latest article from woot.com. 4. Woot.com updates this RSS feed once a day (Sunday - Thursday) at midnight Central Time Zone. Thunderbird will fail to fetch new articles. Manually clicking the Get Mail button does not fetch new articles either. Firefox and RSS Reader (www.rssreader.com) have no problems getting the new articles from this feed. Actual Results: No new articles we fetched. Expected Results: Fetched the new article after the RSS feed is updated.
I am having this same problem, with all feeds I am subscribed to. I'm on Windows XP SP2. I have the same set of feeds subscribed on a FC 3 machine and it works fine. The other difference between the two (other than the OS that is) is that on the Windows machine I don't have any email accounts set up, while on the FC 3 machine I do. - Cary
This feed uses the same value for all of its link elements, but the current code opts to use the link value instead of the guid for its identifier in the feeditems.rdf. The main issue here will be taken care of by my patch for bug264482 (I started making URIs from guids when possible). The second issue with this feed is that it had duplicate GUID values when I checked it (great...).
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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