[thesite] Re: [thelist] RSS or Scriptingnews feed

Warden, Matt mwarden at odyssey-design.com
Sun Apr 15 15:02:33 CDT 2001

> If I might make a suggestion. The current structure doesn't really make
> sense from a semantic POV. The tags don't really say anything about the
> content in them.
> BODY is probably not as good a tag name as, say, ARTICLE
> Maybe a format like
> <evolt>
> <article time="27-MAR-01" author="gainef" id="9278">\
>     <title>Why 'Bobby Approved' is not Enough</title>
> </article >
> <article time="20-MAR-01" author="mantruc" id="9179">
>     <title>Page Title Labeling</title>
> </article >
> </evolt>

I would suggest <headline> instead. It's not an article. And <uri> rather
than <link>.

The only problem is that some people are already using the current format,
and those people's stylesheets will fail if we change the structure as
dramatically as suggested here.


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