Feed cut off after 100 entries

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One of my feeds typically produces some 150 to 300 entries over the course of the night. I went to bed late last night, so there were only 144 unread entries in the morning. NewsBlur, however, only showed exactly 100, and I couldn't scroll further into the past. Is that a temporary limitation that will be lifted again when it’s migrated?

I can’t lose any of those entries, and I need to be able to see all past read entries as well.

My account name is Ponyfeeder (premium account). Below a screenshot.

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Telofy

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Posted 6 years ago

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Telofy

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Oh c’mon, it’s not even a bug!

It’s Feed.trim_feed that cuts off the feeds and discards all my unread entries before I can read them in the morning.

A feed with only one premium subscriber—me—is trimmed to 100 entries.

And I was worried about how to import my backlog of ten thousands of entries I need to keep a record of.

What is this trimming good for? You have a cluster of 4+ servers running MongoDB, which has “humongous” in its name. I’m sure you can store more than a few hundred entries per feed.

This is a complete show blocker for me. A backlog of 1000 entries would be barely acceptable, since we would at least get to read them, but Google Reader has always functioned as an archive for us that could use in our research. The lack of a search function is already a problem in that regard.

@happy.cerberus Yep, I’ve used TinyTinyRSS for a while, and our server doesn’t have much load anyway. It works great, I just don’t like the frontend so much, but that should be the least of my worries.
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Simon Taylor

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You should publish these limits in a clearly visible place. That would be much more helpful than people running into them and taking months to discover the cause of the problem.
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headsean

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I wish this was more visible, I'm not sure I would have purchased if i had known what the limits were along these lines. Its not uncommon for me to end up with thousands of things unread that I'll go through in batches when I have time.
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Telofy

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Welp, sorry such a detail had to spoil the otherwise fluffy service. I canceled the PayPal subscription and deleted my two feeds to save you the traffic.

Please feel free to downgrade the account (Ponyfeeder) and donate the difference to Your Siblings. :-)

And please update this thread when you have lifted the limits. I get email notifications of new posts here.
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happy.cerberus

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Welcome to the club.
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MikhailT

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Wow. @Samuel, you never mentioned any of these limits and now I'm just disappointed. I'll be switching over to something else and canceling NewsBlur, won't even recommend it to anybody else.