[wp-hackers] pinging improvements

Dougal Campbell dougal at gunters.org
Thu Sep 1 20:55:03 GMT 2005

Scott Merrill wrote:
> The concern with pinging stems from the fact that my blog gets bogged
> down as it tries to connect to all the different links in my post to let
> them know that I linked to them.
> But my blog is also contacting Ping-O-Matic to let them know that I've
> updated, so they can update all the various sites that care.
> Can we perhaps combine the two?  Can I ping PoM, and send along a list
> of the links in my post, so that PoM can ping those sites on my behalf?
> I have no idea how feasible or desirable this may be, long-term, but it
> seems like a decent idea.
> Thoughts?

Hmmm, that's a very interesting idea! I can't speak for Matt, but I just 
haven't had as much time as I'd like to make improvements to 
Ping-O-Matic. I've already got several other new features that I've been 
wanting to add for a long time, but I just don't have the free cycles to 
work on them.

Dougal Campbell <dougal at gunters.org>

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