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Friday, September 27, 2002

TrackBack URL For metaBlog Weblogs
Ok, here is the URL (scroll down to the HTTP GET info) to send a TrackBack ping for an entry posted here, or over at my personal site.

Eventually, I will create a nice little "TrackBack" link for every post with the pertinent details. Until then, just know that you need send a request to the URL listed above, providing ALL of the querystring fields - you don't have to provide data for each field (except for the URL), but you must at least have the field listed.

By the way, you can get the ID for the entry you are pinging by mousing over the Permalink (#) icon and then looking at the URL shown in the status bar of your browser (look for entryID=).

Posted by Bryan @ 1:26 AM | Filed Under metaBlog News | Comments (0) | # | TrackBack (0)

More TrackBack
Well, I thought that I was cruising along with this TrackBack implementation, until...

I had the bright idea of creating a web service to receive the trackback, which seems to work really well, except for one small issue - I can't mark a method as a webmethod if it has optional parameters. According to the TrackBack doc, only the URL is required. If I move forward with the TrackBack web service, everything becomes required. I don't mind this, but what about some tool out there that doesn't provide everything...the trackback ping will fail.

So the question is this...do I continue on, or do I just create a ASP.NET page to handle the pings?

Posted by Bryan @ 12:39 AM | Filed Under metaBlog News | Comments (1) | # | TrackBack (1)

Thursday, September 26, 2002

I've decided to go ahead and implement Trackback within metaBlog. I am researching it now. I should have it implemented in the next day or two. Of course it's been a long time since I last built metaBlog, and I've made a couple of changes since. Once I get TrackBack in place, I will release another build (bet you didn't know there was a first build).

Posted by Bryan @ 10:13 PM | Filed Under metaBlog News | Comments (0) | # | TrackBack (0)

Thursday, September 12, 2002

Still Here
No, the project has not died. It is still here, as am I. I've just decided to spend time focusing on other things for a little while.

I hope to get back to finishing this thing soon.

Posted by Bryan @ 12:59 AM | Filed Under metaBlog News | Comments (0) | # | TrackBack (0)

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