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Re: Comments on HTML WG face to face meetings in France Oct 08

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2008 15:08:16 +0100
Message-ID: <49217AD0.9090609@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>, "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, public-html <public-html@w3.org>, www-tag@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
> Absolutely. XML's approach has utterly failed on the Web (q.v. the 
> universal feed parser for RSS and Atom). It would be amateurish of us to 
> keep following this model after what we have learnt over the past ten 
> years. We have a responsibility to the Web to do better.
> ...

Not true.

RSS is broken, Atom is not. This is a failure of RSS (*), not XML.

> ...

BR, Julian

(*) IMHO partly *caused* by things like the UFP.
Received on Monday, 17 November 2008 14:09:01 UTC

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