[whatwg] Removing the need for separate feeds

Dan Brickley danbri at danbri.org
Fri May 22 00:42:16 PDT 2009

On 22/5/09 09:21, Ian Hickson wrote:
> 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.

Would this include having a mechanism (microdata? xml islands?) that 
preserves extension markup from Atom feeds? eg. see 



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