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- To: "Michael Champion" <firstname.lastname@example.org>,<email@example.com>
- Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Excellent Insight on Standards Development vs Invention
- From: "Joshua Allen" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 14:09:20 -0800
- Thread-index: AcTJAu0adY9DG0ncTYO0+eaBSOlSewAAK7JQ
- Thread-topic: [xml-dev] Excellent Insight on Standards Development vs Invention
> not bother with the Atom format standard since the RSS mess is ugly
> but under control; rather focus on an Atom API standard, where worse
> is definitely NOT better.
Yes. And to say that XML's success is a prescription for how to "fix"
RSS is a bit ironic. RSS is the most successful application of XML to
date, and is still one of the most visible examples that one can hold
out to a non-geek to explain why XML is successful.