News

news-bodycode

Type: String

Default: /NEWSSTORY

The symbol that the body of the news item is sent under

news-displaytime-format

Type: String

Default: %d %b %Y %H:%M GMT

Article view time format

news-expire-time

Type: Floating point value

Default: 86400.000000

Number of seconds to wait before deleting an article (typically one day).

news-expire-time works by deleting internal references to headlines and stories, as these references are repeated each day. However previous days' headlines and stories can still be requested if you have set news-history and the headlines and stories have been saved. If news-history is not enabled, a headline delete message is sent and stories are deleted from disk.

news-final-time

Type: Floating point value

Default: 300.000000

Time to wait to get all parts of a story

news-garbage-time

Type: Floating point value

Default: 60.000000

Time (in seconds) between calls to the news garbage collector. The news garbage collector deletes any incomplete articles that have been in cache beyond the period set by news-garbage-time.

news-hashsize

Type: String

Default: /NEWS

Size of hashtable for news items.

news-headcode

Type: String

Default:

The symbol that news headlines are sent under.

news-history

Type: Boolean

Default: FALSE

Keep more than 1 days worth of news.

news-mode

Type: Integer

Strict: Yes

Default: 2

Mode of news body operation

Valid values
Value Name Desc

0

NONE

1

BCAST

Stories are broadcast in plain text to those DataSource peers configured with an interest in the symbol identified by news-bodycode

2

XML

Stories are saved to a file in XML format which the client requests via HTTP

3

XML_REQUEST

Stories are saved to a file in XML format which the client requests via RTTP using news-bodycode

4

PLAIN

Stories are saved to file in plain text format which the client requests via HTTP

5

PLAIN_REQUEST

Stories are saved to file in plain text format which the client requests via RTTP using news-bodycode

6

HNAS

Only headlines are saved to a file in XML format which the client requests via HTTP

news-time-format

Type: String

Default: %b %d %H:%M

Headline view time format.

news-wait-time

Type: Floating point value

Default: 2.000000

Number of seconds to wait in between receiving a headline and requesting the associated story (occasionally a headline may appear on Reuters but the associated story may take a few seconds to become available).

news-writedir

Type: String

Default: None

Directory to write XML files to.

news-cleanup-time

Type: Integer

Default: 240

Time to clean up news files.

news-cleanup-period

Type: String

Default: 1440

Period for cleaning up news files

xml-stylesheet

Type: String

Default: None

The URL to an optional XLST stylesheet for the news XML files. The value of xml-stylesheet is included in a <?xml-stylesheet …​ ?> processing instruction in the XML.