[uf-discuss] does hatom for comments make sense?

Stephen Paul Weber singpolyma at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 11:02:18 PDT 2006

Comments are (almost) always right after a post... so yes, the comment
feeds would have to be nested, unless the existed only on item pages.
Having all the data avaliable at once has proved very useful in my
previous applications of related technology (XOXO-based encoding as
seen on <http://blogxoxo.blogspot.com/>)
   -- Singpolyma

On 9/12/06, Stephanie Booth (bunny) <bunnylists+microformats at gmail.com> wrote:
> would the feeds be nested? I think that in the example I saw, there
> were two feeds. One with only the blog post, and a separate one with
> the comments. Is it permitted by hAtom to nest feeds? I thought it
> wasn't.
> Steph
> On 9/12/06, Stephen Paul Weber <singpolyma at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I think that if using hAtom for comments is going to become 'standard'
> > that we definately need to use class="comments" (or something similar)
> > to identify the nested comments feeds inside the main hfeed.  Also,
> > comments don't really have a 'title'... you could use the original
> > post title (rarely done, and could confuse the user), or an
> > auto-generated thing based on content (ie 'comment by jake on post'...
> > usually how comment feed titles work, but then you have data
> > duplication..)
> >    -- Singpolyma
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