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[whatwg] Removing the need for separate feeds

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 09:42:16 +0200
Message-ID: <4A165758.90005@danbri.org>
On 22/5/09 09:21, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Fri, 22 May 2009, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> On May 22, 2009, at 09:01, Ian Hickson wrote:
>>>    USE CASE: Remove the need for feeds to restate the content of HTML pages
>>>    (i.e. replace Atom with HTML).
>> Did you do some kind of "Is this Good for the Web?" analysis on this
>> one? That is, do things get better if there's yet another feed format?
>
> As far as I can tell, things get better if the feed format and the default
> output format are the same, yes. Generally, redundant information has
> tended to lead to problems.

Would this include having a mechanism (microdata? xml islands?) that 
preserves extension markup from Atom feeds? eg. see 
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/xml/library/x-extatom1/

cheers,

Dan
Received on Friday, 22 May 2009 00:42:16 UTC

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