[uf-discuss] hAtom draft - utility of feeds
David Janes -- BlogMatrix
davidjanes at blogmatrix.com
Wed Dec 28 14:36:27 PST 2005
John Panzer wrote:
> Yes. Although entry content at src="http://example.org/comments/feed/1138"
> is allowed by the Atom 1.0 spec. How does content at src get translated in
> hAtom? (The Wiki doesn't give any details on this.)
> <a href="http://example.org/comments/feed/1138"
> class="content">Comments</a> wouldn't exactly match the intent of
> content at src, which is intended to imply inline processing. But maybe
> that's a nitpick.
hAtom -- at this point -- is only taking the subset of Atom definitions
that are commonly used on weblogs. There are several reasons for this,
one being the starting point of creating a microformat for weblog posts
(rather than a translation for Atom into HTML), documenting the need for
what elements are to be used through examples, and not least keeping the
Thus, hAtom won't give you a good set of rules for turning an arbitrary
Atom feed into HTML.
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