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Wed, 19 Jan 2005 16:42:10 GMT
RSS 1.1 is Forkifying

Christopher Schmidt, one of the developers of the RSS 1.1 specification, asked me over on Uncooked, "Where do you feel it's forkifying from, and to?" My answer...

It's a new format, it's not like RSS 1.0. If I wrote an RSS 1.1 feed, then how many RSS aggregators do you think will accept it? Very close to zero. So, we all have to write new code to support your fork of RSS. If it was unifying, then you'd already have support of the RSS advisory board and the RDF working group. Since you did this without their input/knowledge, it's forkifying, not unifying. MHO.

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