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   Re: [xml-dev] best practice for providing newsfeeds ?

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Bob Wyman wrote:

> 	The confusion over the meaning of pubDate is only one of many,
> many problems with RSS as we know it today. In order to address user
> needs, we either need to "fix" RSS or move to something new. Given
> that RSS has been declared "closed" and "never to be amended," we're
> stuck moving to Atom -- *In order to provide our customers the service
> they demand.*

I have been leaning toward RSS 2.0, but this argument sways me to Atom, 
especially if the newsreaders can handle it. I just got off the phone 
with one of the clients that wants newsfeeds. He does not really care 
what type/version -- he feels it is a 'future' thing -- he is apparently 

What is holding Atom up? Where is in its growth to final (too early <--> 
very close)?


> 		bob wyman


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