Hi,

In <20090626145246.GA6639 / groll.co.za>
  "Two ways to generate RSS - rss/maker and rss/2.0 - which is better?" on Fri, 26 Jun 2009 23:52:37 +0900,
  Jonathan Groll <lists / groll.co.za> wrote:

> From some fiddling I've found that there are two ways to
> generate RSS
> using the rubyRSS libraries shipped with ruby 1.8.7. 
> 
> Neither method seems ideal for generating RSS 2.0 (the RSS
> XML
> produced seems to be missing tags/attributes that I would
> like in both
> cases). Is there something that I'm missing and is there a
> preferred
> method?

Use RSS Maker. It generates RSS 2.0 object.

> In particular, I would like to use the 'guid' attribute with
> rss/maker
> but it seems to be unsupported? Surely there are some feed
> readers who
> depend on this for determining if an item is unique? It does
> seem the
> 'guid' is a part of the RSS 2.0 standard.

RSS Maker support 'guid' but it's not 'guid=' method.

>      # i.guid =    <<<=Not supported

  i.guid.content = 'xxx'
  i.guid.isPermaLink = true

generates

  <guid isPermaLink="true">xxx</guid>


Thanks,
--
kou