You're reading me correctly, Nitin. Thanks everybody for your thoughtful
On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 10:53 AM, nitin arora <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I might be totally misunderstanding your example, but it seems you want to
> rank items by appropriacy and not just date of publication.
> In your example, the ranking depends on date of occurrence of event and not
> publication date. Did I read that right?
> If that's the only criteria, than you might be able to have a parse-able
> convention for notating date of event in your post title.
> And then, while parsing the two feeds, rank them by date of event (nearest
> to farthest away) prior to pumping out a single feed.
> Depending on what you have access to, it might be better to create the feed
> from scratch by querying up your blog and event databases rather then
> merging 2 pre-made feeds after-the-fact.
> Now I'm just rambling.
> On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 9:47 PM, Conal Tuohy <[log in to unmask]>
> > Kyle
> > It's a question of merging the two feeds in order of <pubDate>?
> > This is the kind of thing that Yahoo Pipes was for, before Yahoo
> > it.
> > https://pipes.yahoo.com/
> > But there are alternatives around; perhaps the list in this article will
> > provide some options you haven't seen already:
> > http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/12-best-yahoo-pipes-alternatives-look/
> > If you can't find an existing web service offering, you could implement
> > merger pretty easily in a custom XSLT.
> > Good luck!
> > Conal
> > On 18 June 2015 at 06:53, Kyle Breneman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > > I am looking for a solution to combine 2 RSS feeds into a single feed.
> > One
> > > is the feed for our library blog and another is the feed for our
> > library's
> > > events calendar. My concern is that posts from the two feeds are
> > > appropriately interspersed. An example of what I mean: it would be
> > > counterproductive for an August event, posted today, to have more
> > > prominence than a previously posted event occurring tomorrow.
> > >
> > > Is this possible to accomplish? I've found scads of online sites that
> > > offer to combine feeds, but they don't seem to ensure against this
> > > problem.
> > >
> > > Kyle
> > >
> Nitin Arora
> nitaro74 (at) gmail (dot) com
> "Hope always, expect never."