[whatwg] Inferring rel="feed" from the media type

Mark Baker distobj at acm.org
Wed Nov 29 11:35:49 PST 2006

On 11/29/06, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Nov 2006, Mark Baker wrote:
> >
> > What about documenting that some agents make that assumption, but not
> > prescribing that all agents must do so?
> The idea underlying the work here is to foster interoperability, not
> document the lack of interoperability, so that isn't really an option.

When you're documenting age-old practice which is in widespread use, I
fully agree.  Feed autodiscovery is effectively brand new and not
widespread at all when compared to how widespread it should become in
20 years.  I think there's still lots of time to fix it.


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