Constructs features out of GeoRSS documents/URLs that are stored in a specified attribute of the input features. The features from the GeoRSS document/URL are output with the attributes from the original feature and are merged, if desired.
One feature will be output for each GeoRSS entry in the GeoRSS document.
Features whose GeoRSS attribute does not contain valid GeoRSS.
The attribute to read from.
The GeoRSS reader can be run in two modes:
- In NORMAL mode, the reader will always return a feature for every feed entry that it processes.
- In UPDATE mode, the reader will only return entry features if they are new or updated.
If this parameter is No, features whose GeoRSS attribute does not contain valid GeoRSS will be output via the InvalidGeorss port.
The specification of the optional Merge Attributes and associated prefix results in the copying of attributes from the Input feature into the constructed GeoRSS features. If a merge prefix is specified, then the string prefix is added at the start of each attribute from the original feature.
Since a GeoRSS document may contain several features, the transformer allows the sequence of GeoRSS features from a particular GeoRSS document to be numbered.
Furthermore, each GeoRSS feature can also be tagged by a unique sequence number that identifies it as coming from the same GeoRSS document; the optional Feature Identifier parameter can be used to specify the name for this attribute.
The value of this parameter is only used if the reader is accessing a dataset which is a URL. The value should be a space-separated list of space-separated name-value pairs. The name value pairs will be added to the dataset URL. A value must be provided for each parameter name. An empty string ( ““ ) can be used to provide an empty parameter value.
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Specifies the age in days at which entries will be deleted from a feed’s database. When the reader is run in UPDATE mode, the reader will delete any entries from the database for this feed which are older than the specified value. This ensures the feed database does not become arbitrarily large. If the value of this directive is not specified, or is 0, no entries will be deleted.
Specifies the filesystem folder which contains the databases that store information about the feeds that the GeoRSS reader has processed. This parameter is only read from the transformer if the reader is running in UPDATE mode. If no value is set, the FME temp folder will be used.
This transformer works in conjunction with the GeoRSS Reader/Writer. For technical information on the GeoRSS Reader/Writer, choose FME Readers and Writers Reference from the Workbench help menu.
Editing Transformer Parameters
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