[wp-hackers] Snoopy: Good or Evil

peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Wed Aug 3 13:56:23 GMT 2005

Andy Wrote:
> Hi folks, I'm working on the next Blogs Of The Day plugin release and
> I want it the script itself to grab some data from the BOTD server at
> run time. Not every time, don't worry, I'm caching!
> I have had success with Snoopy on my own server but I wonder if anyone
> has any problems with it, reasons it shouldn't be used in a plugin, or
> suggestions for a better way to grab a flat file from another server.

Curious as to what sort of data you expect the plugin to grab.

I have no experience with using Snoopy but have had great sucess using the
XML-RPC library on both client and server in my Version Check plugin to
retrieve data and cache it.


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