hi. i know, this post is supposed to be about food, but i didn’t feel like it yesterday and this morning i woke up early (7 am!) and couldn’t go back to sleep and just a felt a hankering for some rss research.
so, on this first day of classes for me, i present some good links to those wondering the hows, why, wheres of syndication:
Â» looking for the perfect rss
Â» an excerise in clarity: rss in ten words or less
Â» what is rss?
Â» dive into xml
Â» history of the rss fork
Â» why choose rss 1.0?
Â» atom wiki
Â» misunderstanding xml and other rss follies
Â» a long list of rss news/additions
also, my full list of validators:
in the news: ‘google moves to block rss scraping’.
i think i’ve decided on using
atom rss 2.0, though the librarian in me wants to use rss 1.0 since it uses dublin core metatags. there seems to be a bit of tension between the different camps (are you 0.92? 1.0? atom? grrrr.) thankfully, dave winer, one of the creators of rss, recently proposed a merger between rss and atom. or is netscape returning?
update:ok, i got something up and running for now:
feeling dorky and a bit sleepy,
p.s. kurt cobain died 10 years ago today. it’s so weird to remember a day ten years (!) before: i was an exchange student in palermo and a rocker boy sadly told me during a break between classes.