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Re: RSS and not ATOM validator?

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 21:32:53 +0100
Message-ID: <4A43DEF5.5030400@dorward.me.uk>
To: Sean <sean@mediamice.net>
CC: www-validator@w3.org
Sean wrote:
> Hi My question relates to feed validation,
> I use Atom validation and the W3C validator does validate it as a 
> valid RSS feed.
> However RSS is not what I am using, it conforms to RSS 2.0 but it is ATOM.
> I wondered if W3C were going to provide such differentiation in their 
> buttons only because to quote-
The Free Validator instance hosted at http://validator.w3.org/feed/ 
reports my Atom[1] feeds as being Atom, not RSS. You didn't provide a 
URL, but I assume the problem is at your end, not the W3C's.

[1] Not ATOM, it isn't an abbreviation.

David Dorward
Received on Thursday, 25 June 2009 20:33:44 UTC

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