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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-62632

RSS feeds do not fill the Author tag

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Development in progress
    • Priority: Critical
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 3.4.3, 3.5.1, 3.6
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Forum, RSS
    • Labels:
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    • Testing Instructions:
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      1. Open Site administration -> Advanced features
        1. Enable RSS feeds and save changes
      2. Open Site administration -> Plugins -> Forum
        1. Enable RSS feeds and save changes
      3. Create a forum
        1. Set "RSS > RSS feed for this activity" to "Posts"
      4. Create a second forum
        1. Set "RSS > RSS feed for this activity" to "Discussions"
      5. Post something in both of the forums
      6. At the top of the page, press the "Search forums" button (no need to enter a search term)
      7. Choose "Forums" from the breadcrumbs
      8. Open the RSS feed for each of your new forums
        1. *Confirm that each item has an <author> tag containing the details of the author of each post
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      Open Site administration -> Advanced features Enable RSS feeds and save changes Open Site administration -> Plugins -> Forum Enable RSS feeds and save changes Create a forum Set "RSS > RSS feed for this activity " to " Posts " Create a second forum Set "RSS > RSS feed for this activity " to " Discussions " Post something in both of the forums At the top of the page, press the " Search forums " button (no need to enter a search term) Choose " Forums " from the breadcrumbs Open the RSS feed for each of your new forums *Confirm that each item has an <author> tag containing the details of the author of each post
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_34_STABLE, MOODLE_35_STABLE, MOODLE_36_STABLE
    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-62632-master

      Description

      We do not fill in the <author> tag for an RSS feed.
      This is a valid tag (https://validator.w3.org/feed/docs/rss2.html#ltauthorgtSubelementOfLtitemgt)

      This is something Martin has pointed out as it affects some of our integrations.

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            • Assignee:
              dobedobedoh Andrew Nicols
              Reporter:
              dobedobedoh Andrew Nicols
              Peer reviewer:
              Neill Magill
              Participants:
              Component watchers:
              Andrew Nicols, Mathew May, Michael Hawkins, Shamim Rezaie, Simey Lameze, Andrew Nicols, Mathew May, Michael Hawkins, Shamim Rezaie, Simey Lameze
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