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

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Nov 29 12:00:54 PST 2006

On Wed, 29 Nov 2006, Mark Baker wrote:
> 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.

I'm not sure what you're basing your assertion on; based on my own 
research of several billion documents, feed autodiscovery is used on 
hundreds of millions of pages, far beyond the point of no return in terms 
of backwards-compatibility constraints.

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