22 November 2004

Yahoo RSS Feed: Adding RSS Feed to My Yahoo [beta] produces error message for users not signed in [resolved]

Update 3.0 Closed. 23-Nov-04, UTC 00:55:11

There are no error messages associated with this problem, regardless user status {Signed in- or out-of Yahoo]

Full feeds displayed for Feedburner and Blogger Atom Feeds.

Update 2.0 23-Nov-04, UTC 00:45:31

Yahoo has a correct error message. Even when users not affiliated with Yahoo attempt to sign in using "add to my yahoo" there is no error message.

Both Atom and Feedburner correctly display as full feeds, regardless user status [Signed in or signed out of Yahoo]

Update 1.0 22 Nov 04

We get different error messages depending on the type of Atom feed used. The error messages have changed:

A. Adding Blogger's Atom feed we get: "Preview temporarily unavailable. However, you can still click "Add It" to add this source to your page."

B. Addding Feedburner's Atom feed, we get: "We're sorry this service is temporarily not available."

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[Original Blog-Entry]

Scenario

Yahoo RSS Feed permits the public to add an RSS feed to their "my yahoo". Ref

Note: Error message occurred not with the above link, but with a valid Atom-feed. Above link removed specific Atom-feed identifying information.

Parameters

This error message is not consistent. The error message previously did not exist when the validated feed used the vaidated-yahoo-button; The RSS-feed, Yahoo-button, and HTML are not the problems.

Using: Internet Explorer 6.0, validated-Atom feed.

Replication: Error confirmed and duplicated.

Pervasiveness: Error-message disappears once users sign-in to Yahoo.

Desired

RSS feed visible in right-hand box regardless Yahoo user-status [signed in or out].

This message was visible only after signing in, but should also be visible to anyone, regardless their Yahoo-status:

Here's what the ____ [RSS Feed] ____ module will look like on your My Yahoo! page.


Problem

Look at the Right hand box displaying the feed titles. Rather than showing the "complete list of article titles in a given feed", the box disappears.

Failure mode

Yahoo users that are "not signed in" but have clicked the "add my yahoo button" get the following error message:

Action canceled

Internet Explorer was unable to link to the Web page you requested. The page might be temporarily unavailable.

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Please try the following:

Click the Refresh button, or try again later.

If you have visited this page previously and you want to view what has been stored on your computer, click File, and then click Work Offline.

For information about offline browsing with Internet Explorer, click the Help menu, and then click Contents and Index.

Internet Explorer
Update 3.0 Closed. 23-Nov-04, UTC 00:55:11

There are no error messages associated with this problem, regardless user status {Signed in- or out-of Yahoo]

Full feeds displayed for Feedburner and Blogger Atom Feeds.

Update 2.0 23-Nov-04, UTC 00:45:31

Yahoo has a correct error message. Even when users not affiliated with Yahoo attempt to sign in using "add to my yahoo" there is no error message.

Both Atom and Feedburner correctly display as full feeds, regardless user status [Signed in or signed out of Yahoo]

Update 1.0 22 Nov 04

We get different error messages depending on the type of Atom feed used. The error messages have changed:

A. Adding Blogger's Atom feed we get: "Preview temporarily unavailable. However, you can still click "Add It" to add this source to your page."

B. Addding Feedburner's Atom feed, we get: "We're sorry this service is temporarily not available."

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[Original Blog-Entry]

Scenario

Yahoo RSS Feed permits the public to add an RSS feed to their "my yahoo". Ref

Note: Error message occurred not with the above link, but with a valid Atom-feed. Above link removed specific Atom-feed identifying information.

Parameters

This error message is not consistent. The error message previously did not exist when the validated feed used the vaidated-yahoo-button; The RSS-feed, Yahoo-button, and HTML are not the problems.

Using: Internet Explorer 6.0, validated-Atom feed.

Replication: Error confirmed and duplicated.

Pervasiveness: Error-message disappears once users sign-in to Yahoo.

Desired

RSS feed visible in right-hand box regardless Yahoo user-status [signed in or out].

This message was visible only after signing in, but should also be visible to anyone, regardless their Yahoo-status:

Here's what the ____ [RSS Feed] ____ module will look like on your My Yahoo! page.


Problem

Look at the Right hand box displaying the feed titles. Rather than showing the "complete list of article titles in a given feed", the box disappears.

Failure mode

Yahoo users that are "not signed in" but have clicked the "add my yahoo button" get the following error message:

Action canceled

Internet Explorer was unable to link to the Web page you requested. The page might be temporarily unavailable.

--------------------------- [Truncated]

Please try the following:

Click the Refresh button, or try again later.

If you have visited this page previously and you want to view what has been stored on your computer, click File, and then click Work Offline.

For information about offline browsing with Internet Explorer, click the Help menu, and then click Contents and Index.

Internet Explorer
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