Comments on 2019-01-26 Pingback

Should work now, actually. I even wrote a test that starts a source and a target server in the background. So proud. 🙂

This blog is now officially pingback enabled. Waiting for the spam!

– Alex Schroeder 2019-01-27 19:09 UTC

Now that I have a pingback-client implementation, I’m noticing that most of the blogs I’m interested in are Blogspot blogs which don’t have Pingback. 😢

– Alex Schroeder 2019-01-29 13:01 UTC

Testing Jamie’s site.

– Alex Schroeder 2019-03-06

Hah, today I read about Webmention.

The Webmention spec began as a simplified version of the Pingback spec. Where Pingback required sending the source and target URLs in an XML-RPC payload, Webmention simplified that to a form-encoded payload, which meant it could easily be used in HTML forms, was easier to work with since more tools exist for form-encoded payloads, and was not vulnerable to accidentally exposing other parts of a system’s code via XML-RPC.

Excellent! I implemented a Webmention Extension for Oddmuse.

– Alex Schroeder 2019-05-24 19:46 UTC

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