Easy ping.

Posted May 19, 2004 in XML.

I absolutely love this ping thing that Dougal and Matt came up with. It saves me an awful lot of bother. My hand-rolled content management system isn't capable of delivering pings to the major services* and I was getting tired of filling in the forms that are available. My only quibble is the fact that it is very slow, but that is probably more to do with the responses than the application itself. I'm surprised there isn't a donate button somewhere.

*Actually, I am too stupid to figure out how to do it.


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    Yes, it's very nice for us 'hand rollers'!

    I get errors from more often then not, though...

    Posted by Mike P. on May 19, 2004.

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    I get errors from Weblogs from time to time, and ALL the time now; however, the actual pings seem to go through just fine.

    By the way, Mike, that's a really nice visual design for your weblog you have there. Sweet.

    Posted by Simon Jessey on May 19, 2004.

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    Thanks Simon!

    And yes, I too get errors from, I forgot, they seem to come by and ping even though it says that there was an error...

    Posted by Mike P. on May 19, 2004.