RSS in an editor's only site

Lawrence Lee lawrence at
Thu Jun 3 12:21:40 PDT 2004

The Manila 9.0.1 release includes this feature for editors only site RSS
feeds to support HTTP authentication.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: manila-newbies-bounces at 
> [mailto:manila-newbies-bounces at] On Behalf Of 
> Stephen Waters
> Sent: June 2, 2004 4:36 AM
> To: Frontier-Manila-Newbies
> Subject: RSS in an editor's only site
> Hi,
> I've got an editor's only site with syndication turned on for 
> the home page and discussion group messages but without it 
> being sent to
> Should a newsreader be able to get the rss feed? How can 
> cookies be authenticated. They are logged in on the browser, 
> Safari, but I wouldn't expect Newswire to be able to detect that.
> Ranchero Software says:
> "NetNewsWire can read sites that use http authentication -- 
> but I don't know if the RSS feeds for editors-only sites are 
> available that way. 
> (They may require a cookie instead.)
> "I vaguely remember that at some point UserLand made it 
> possible to read them via http authentication, but I'm not 
> positive. I'd recommend asking them about it."
> So I am.
> Regards/Stephen

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