Two days ago a bug was filed in the RSS Bandit bug tracker that claimed that Slashdot is banning RSS Bandit users because the application is acting like a Denial of Service client. The root cause of the problem is a bug in the logic for downloading favicons where the application repeatedly attempts to download favicons from each site in your subscription list if there is an error accessing or processing one of the favicons in your list of subscriptions.

We will be releasing version 1.6.0.0 of RSS Bandit this weekend which remedies this problem. I plan to spend all of Saturday fixing as many bugs as I can and polishing up the Top Stories feature. We will likely ship the release sometime on Sunday. It should be noted that this release will be the first version RSS Bandit that will require version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework or later.

I’d like to apologize to everyone who has been inconvenienced by this issue. Thanks for your support and the great feedback you’ve been sending us.

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Friday, December 21, 2007 10:38:22 AM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)
Ah, those bugs are so nasty. They wipe off your name into the brassy darkworlds in which it won't find the light easiliy. Hopefully Slashdot , as well as other trackers will unbann RSS Bandit for v1.6+. :S You never know, cleaning a name is in pain.
Friday, December 21, 2007 12:44:20 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)
Hi,

Is it possible to run RSS Bandit on a USB stick?

Regards,
Mikael Söderström
Saturday, December 22, 2007 2:29:05 AM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)
Hi Dare,

I have been using RSS Bandit for quite a while now and the only problem is that when i upload feeds to newsgator online,the feeds which I mark "read" in rss bandit do net get marked read online.Everything else synchronizes well.I followed all the steps which you mentioned in your two videos.But it doesn't seem to work.Can you help me with this?..I also sent you an email regarding this problem long time back but haven't got any response yet.

Thanks,
Abhijeet Mukherjee
Abhijeet mukherjee
Saturday, December 22, 2007 5:00:11 AM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)
Abhijeet,
Does this occur with all feeds or are there particular feeds that exhibit this problem?
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