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Re: Metadata Authoring Capabilities

From: Nicolas Krebs <nicolas1.krebs3@netcourrier.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 21:48:45 +0200
To: www-html@w3.org
Cc: lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au
Message-Id: <mnet1.1175284125.24643.nicolas1.krebs3@netcourrier.com>

> From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
> Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 16:20:40 +1000
> Message-ID: <460CAC38.70805@lachy.id.au>
> To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
> Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

> Karl Dubost wrote:
>> 1999. RSS is created
>> 2001. Dave Winer markets the XML orange button everywhere.
>> 2002. People tries to think about a mechanism
>>       for autodiscovery and creates it to not
>>       clutter the UI and improves the usability.
>>       <link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml"
>>             title="RSS" href="url/to/rss/file">
>> 2006. Browser implements it in their UI
>
> 2006. Realised it was a mistake to require duplication of data in the 
> head and body using both <link> and <a>.  Defined how to link to feeds 
> using <a> [1|2] and began implementing [3].

> [1] http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#feed
> [2] http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#alternate
> [3] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=362864

That is funny, but i hope nobody believe its true. 
Received on Friday, 30 March 2007 19:51:22 GMT

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