[uf-discuss] hAtom draft
ryan at technorati.com
Tue Dec 20 12:33:41 PST 2005
On Dec 20, 2005, at 12:29 PM, David Janes wrote:
> I'm going to consider this a little further over Christmas. Right
> now, the hAtom spec does not define author (or contributor) at the
> feed level. This is an ommission, but I was concerned with making
> the minimal set of rules I could make.
> Here's what I was/am thinking:
> - the page also represents feed data; this is the reality of most
> blogs and there's a nice parsimony in not duplicating the information
> - have you seen a blog where the Author is specified outside the
> entries (and not in the entries)? I.e. are we inventing edge cases
> that don't really exist?
Yes. Many personal blogs will have author data in one place on the
page (like mine, in the footer: http://theryanking.com/blog/).
> That's not to say that what you're suggesting isn't a bad idea:
> that author/contributor are brought in IF they appear within the feed.
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