[uf-discuss] WordPress and hAtom: Just for themers?

Andy Skelton skeltoac at gmail.com
Tue Aug 8 13:18:52 PDT 2006

On 8/8/06, Chris Messina <chris.messina at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is it a pipedream to think that hAtom, widely deployed, can be a
> sister of RSS and ATOM? Or will it only be a refuge for geeks?

Dunno. One can hope that all parallel-publishing feeds die out. Hope hard.

> Matt downplays its value as a syndication format and is more
> interested in having a consistent classbase for themers... is that
> where the value really is for blog platforms?

hAtom doesn't even scratch the surface of this problem.

The widecolumn and narrowcolumn classes are practically standard
thanks to Kubrick. Maybe Sandbox will lend itself to the same sort of


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