[uf-discuss] more hatom rambling - detection

Chris Casciano chris at placenamehere.com
Tue Jun 20 20:35:01 PDT 2006

Let me continue my hatom spec/issue rambling by piggy backing on the 
recent hcard detection / class "hijacking" thread...

Given [1]:

"the Feed element is optional and, if missing, is assumed to be the 

What are the rules for detecting that an hatom feed exists in a page? 
Like the other thread, I'm thinking less about the context of actually 
parsing the document with an hatom capable parser, but more in the 
detection context where you may have some other application (browser or 
plugin) detecting that the feed exists and preparing to hand off the 
document to another (feed reading) application.

[1] http://microformats.org/wiki/hatom#Feed

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