[whatwg] Problems with the Atom Conversion algorithm.

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Aug 9 12:11:10 PDT 2010

On Fri, 11 Jun 2010, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> 1. The HTML algo puts the url for atom:link elements in the content of 
> the <link>.  It should be in the @href of the <link>.


> 3. The HTML algo sets the @type attribute on atom:content to "xml" in 
> some circumstances.  It should be "xhtml".


> 4. The HTML algo should include an <xml:base> element in the produced 
> feed so that relative links work correctly.

Done. (Note: there's no such thing as an xml:base element, it's an 

> 5. I'm not 100% certain on this one, but I think that, in the current
> step 15.8 of the HTML algo, it should produce a <div> element in the
> XHTML namespace.

As far as I can tell, it does.

> The algo currently doesn't specify a namespace for the element.

Which element?

On Fri, 11 Jun 2010, Edward O'Connor wrote:
> >
> > 2. The <title> of atom entries is constrained to contain text only,
> That's not quite right. <atom:title> is an Atom Text Construct, which, 
> despite having the word 'text' in its name, can contain all sorts of 
> things. <atom:title> is the same as <atom:summary>, <atom:content>, and 
> <atom:rights>, so the algo should handle it in the same way as it does 
> <atom:content>.

Fixed, I think.

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