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Best practices for podcasting's open infrastructure

Ensure your RSS crawler is identifiable

It is important to indicate to a server where its traffic is coming from. It helps podcast hosting companies understand who is consuming their RSS feeds, and can also help podcasters know where their podcast is being consumed.

Here’s how to set it in Go, and in Python’s feedparser module


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