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[EP-tech] How often does the Latest Additions page refresh?



Hi Tomasz,

Thanks, I appreciate the detailed answer.  That's what I figured but it 
does not always seem to be true.  There also seems to be a hard limit of 
how many it will add to the page.

I will investigate and see if I can figure out what's going on.

Thanks,
Mike

On 5/16/2016 2:17 PM, Tomasz Neugebauer wrote:
> I just realized that maybe I didn't answer your question directly: my understanding is that it regenerates that "latest" list "dynamically", every time it is requested.
>
> Tomasz
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>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Tomasz Neugebauer
> Sent: May-16-16 2:10 PM
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> Subject: Re: [EP-tech] How often does the Latest Additions page refresh?
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> The script is in /cgi/ folder (http://wiki.eprints.org/w/Cgi/ ) the part of EPrints  "handle the dynamic parts of the website".
> As an aside, we could really benefit from some more documentation of the CGI scripts :) I've been looking recently at the RSS (export plugins), latest_tool (in cfg.d), latest (in cgi/)... for my purposes, I think I'm going to end up sub-classing RSS to distinguish between the RSS export and the RSS Feed.
>
> For the "latest additions", there are some hard-coded numbers in that CGI script "/cgi/latest", like the 7 day time span.
>
> It looks like it uses "-datestamp" of the eprint for the search criteria to decide if something is "new".
> I believe "datestamp" means the moment that an item was first made live in the repository (so not a "publication date", and not a "modified date"), right?
>
> Tomasz
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>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Michael Street
> Sent: May-16-16 1:32 PM
> To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
> Subject: [EP-tech] How often does the Latest Additions page refresh?
>
> Hi,
>
> Can someone please tell me how often does the Latest Additions page refresh?
>
> Thanks,
> Mike Street
> IDIS, UIT, York University
> Toronto, Ontario, Canada
> www.yorku.ca
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