· Naughties
· · 2004
· · · March
· · · · 16 (2 entries)

Atom@IETF.org · Sam Ru­by is charg­ing ahead with the idea of tak­ing Atom to the IETF, and I gen­er­al­ly ap­prove. Sun thinks it would be a good idea for me to put some cy­cles in­to syn­di­ca­tion tech­nol­o­gy, so I told Sam that and he came back in about fif­teen sec­onds say­ing “Wanna co-chair?” ...
<’s Pointy End · Dave Walk­er over at freeform good­ness catch­es me with my XML pants, fig­u­ra­tive­ly speak­ing, down. I wrote a piece about leav­ing the W3C TAG en­ti­tled (clev­er­ly I thought) </TAG>. Un­for­tu­nate­ly that < in the ti­tle caused all sorts of grief and break­age, both here at on­go­ing and down­stream in the world of syn­di­ca­tion and ag­gre­ga­tion. I can fix my own prob­lem­s, but it’s deep­er down­stream; long ter­m, the an­swer is Atom. Here­with some thoughts on good pro­gram­ming prac­tices and the larg­er prob­lem. [Up­date: A cou­ple of notes on the “href problem.”] ...
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