[whatwg] Removing the need for separate feeds

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri May 22 00:21:43 PDT 2009

On Fri, 22 May 2009, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On May 22, 2009, at 09:01, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > 
> >   USE CASE: Remove the need for feeds to restate the content of HTML pages
> >   (i.e. replace Atom with HTML).
> Did you do some kind of "Is this Good for the Web?" analysis on this 
> one? That is, do things get better if there's yet another feed format?

As far as I can tell, things get better if the feed format and the default 
output format are the same, yes. Generally, redundant information has 
tended to lead to problems.

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