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freshmeat Project Query Class

freshmeat Project Query Class queries and retrieves information on projects with records there. It features retrieval of project information from records provided by freshmeat in XML, parsing of project XML records to extract all the relevant data, and caching of retrieved project information in disk files for at least the next day to avoid retrieving the same data again before it could have been updated.

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Recent releases

  •  05 Jun 2012 09:08

    Release Notes: This release updates the freshmeat URL to

    •  23 Jun 2009 04:46

      Release Notes: This release passes the account authentication token when accessing the freshmeat API server. It can also optionally wait between consecutive requests to not exceed the freshmeat API throttle limits.

      •  16 Apr 2009 10:03

        Release Notes: This release adds support for the new project XML format.

        •  16 May 2005 09:29

          Release Notes: The class now returns a more accurate error message instead of an XML parsing error when a project does not exist.

          •  01 Dec 2003 20:49

            Release Notes: This release fixes the calculation of the expiry data of the cache of previously-retrieved freshmeat project queries.

            Recent comments

            20 May 2006 08:03 loic

   is a total pain
            I don't even want to know why requires 2,000 clicks before reaching the .php file and why it requires registration and login. Maybe the person who did the web site has emotional problems and want every visitor to notice what she/he did. I'm sure I would not remember if it was not for the irritation it generates.


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