Jake Savin is implementing FTP rendering for Manila:
“Parts of the code for this feature have been done for a little while now, but a few pieces had been missing, most notably the writing of your site’s RSS feed to the static server.”
Rendering a site via FTP has been working with Alan Germans FTP filewriters for many years now. No news. But the rendering process did not include any RSS files – and that is a feature I wanted for quite some time.