RSS, OPML and the XML platform.
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WordPress support for the atom:link element in RSS feeds has gone live in both the standalone and multiuser versions of the software. The RSS Profile recommends that feeds include atom:link to identify the feed's URL.<atom:link...
It didn't take long for the RSS profile to brew up some controversy in the RSS community. FeedValidator.org is now issuing some warnings where the RSS profile is providing additional guidance. Todd Cochrane, in his usual demeanor, wrote a deceptive blog entry saying that the validator was now issuing ERRORs. Dave Winer jumped on the bandwagon. Clearly it's not issuing errors, but rather warnings. And it is also being very clear that the feeds are valid, even with the new warnings. Sam Ruby asked for some interpretations on how he should implement the profile recommendations in his validator. I hoped at first to ignore Sam, but I've received a few inquiries about my response. I will eventually respond, but I've been busy. It's great that we're talking, but don't be fooled by the deceptive politics from these three. We've been there before. We survived. Change is disruptive.
The proposal to endorse and publish the RSS Profile has passed 8-1 with RSS Advisory Board members Rogers Cadenhead, Christopher Finke, James Holderness, Eric Lunt, Randy Charles Morin, Paul Querna, Jake Savin and Jason Shellen voting in favor and...
The following RSS Advisory Board proposal has been made by Rogers Cadenhead and seconded by Randy Charles Morin.Under the advisory board charter, the board has seven days to discuss the proposal followed by seven days to vote on it. Interested parties...
For the last 18 months, Rogers Cadenhead has been guiding and editing the best practices for RSS document for publishers and consumers. Last night, Rogers proposed (I seconded) this new document for approval by the RSS Advisory Board. This is the biggest step in clarifying RSS since the RSS Advisory Board expanded almost two years ago.