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Re: feed for HTML WG current events? [was: Introducing myself]

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 18:44:23 -0400
Message-ID: <46770AC7.3070208@us.ibm.com>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
CC: Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>, public-html@w3.org

Dan Connolly wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-06-18 at 20:57 +0200, Olivier GENDRIN wrote:
>> On 6/18/07, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org> wrote:
>>> The Working Group homepage [cut]  has a
>>> "Current and Upcoming Events" at the top,
>> An no RSS feed for that.
> 
> Are you interested to sketch how an RSS feed could work?
> 
> I think Karl and colleagues have played with hAtom to Atom
> and such; I think the technical issues are most likely
> manageable...
> 
> But I see editorial challenges... the items in the
> current events section are bullet items, not complete
> feed entries. I tweak them and smush them around,
> and re-order them and such. I'd have to think about them
> differently if every change caused a new item in
> zillions of blog readers. Maybe that would be worthwhile;
> I dunno.

As long as atom:id and atom:updated have not changed, feed readers 
should not treat any tweaks, smushes, or re-ordering as significant. 
Some may anyway, but at that point, you've indicated your wishes.

> Another option is a "planet HTML WG". I think Michael
> Smith has been playing with that. Care to share details,
> Michael?

Both Planet 2.0 and Venus) are examples of software which handle atom:id 
and atom:updated correctly.

- Sam Ruby
Received on Monday, 18 June 2007 22:44:32 GMT

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