[wp-hackers] pinging improvements

Robert Deaton false.hopes at gmail.com
Thu Sep 1 22:05:04 GMT 2005

It sounds like a wonderful idea, but PoM has been going down quite
often nowadays, so if anything we should keep the current pinging
methods as a backup for when PoM is not working.

On 9/1/05, Dougal Campbell <dougal at gunters.org> wrote:
> 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>
> http://dougal.gunters.org/
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