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   RE: [xml-dev] Choose your RSS

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The only person I've seen endorse using heuristics to process ill-formed
RSS feeds is Mark Pilgrim who also happens to be obne of the folks
behind the ATOM format as well.  My suggestion to people like him is
that they should go find other formats to screw up  leave XML alone for
those of us who want the interoperability gained by a strict definition
of what is meant by being an XML document. 

A day off is usually followed by an off day.  

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-----Original Message-----
From: Danny Ayers [mailto:danny666@virgilio.it] 
Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2004 3:49 PM
To: Dare Obasanjo; xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Choose your RSS

What I find remarkable is how developers can be comfortable working
with, even promoting formats like Userland RSS, which calls itself XML
but with the expectation of the client using heuristics when it is


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