RSS feeds don't work right when rendered

Lawrence Lee lawrence at
Thu May 5 19:11:41 PDT 2005

Were you using the rssLink macro?

Lawrence Lee
UserLand Software

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[mailto:manila-newbies-bounces at] On Behalf Of Scott Granneman
Sent: May 5, 2005 3:05 PM
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Subject: RSS feeds don't work right when rendered

This is a weird one.

I have two sites: a dynamic (& password-protected) Manila-powered news site
( and a statically rendered Apache site

If you go to, you'll notice that the news is in the center
column, with the orange RSS button at the top. If you subscribe to that RSS
feed, or if you just view the RSS feed iself, you'll see that all the posts
link back to! Needless to say, this doesn't work for my
readers, since dev is password-protected.

It was my understanding that rendering would not do this, that RSS posts &
feeds, along with everything else, would adopt the new, statically rendered

How do I fix my RSS feed so that links in it point to
instead of Is this a Manila bug? 

I thought of running a cron job every minute that would do a find & replace
for & change it to, but that seems just
incredibly hackish.



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