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[whatwg] Inferring rel="feed" from the media type

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2006 20:00:54 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0611291959070.8094@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Wed, 29 Nov 2006, Mark Baker wrote:
> 
> When you're documenting age-old practice which is in widespread use, I 
> fully agree.  Feed autodiscovery is effectively brand new and not 
> widespread at all when compared to how widespread it should become in 20 
> years.  I think there's still lots of time to fix it.

I'm not sure what you're basing your assertion on; based on my own 
research of several billion documents, feed autodiscovery is used on 
hundreds of millions of pages, far beyond the point of no return in terms 
of backwards-compatibility constraints.

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