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Re: RSS Version 1

  • Subject: Re: RSS Version 1
  • From: Ignoramus31199 <ignoramus31199@NOSPAM.31199.invalid>
  • Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2005 16:34:47 GMT
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On Tue, 12 Jul 2005 17:15:50 +0100, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@schestowitz.com> wrote:
> Ignoramus31199 wrote:
>> On 12 Jul 2005 14:59:29 GMT, John Bokma <john@castleamber.com> wrote:
>>> Ignoramus23776 <ignoramus23776@NOSPAM.23776.invalid> wrote:
>>>> I realized that now is a good time to add several RSS channels to my
>>>> site algebra.com. One would be for newly submitted unsolved algebra
>>>> problems, another would be for newly solver problems, one more for new
>>>> user submitted lessons and solvers, and the last one for update
>>>> announcements and new features.
>>>> Is there anyone who generates automated RSS feeds in perl, and not
>>>> from GUI?
>>> Yes, I do :-)
>>>> Which modules do you use?
>>> None (XML related that is). I just took a working XML feed, and in my
>>> script I print the start, each item and the ending of the file. Not a way
>>> I recommend, but it was a quick hack :-)
>> Thanks... I ended up using XML::RSS, using RSS v. 1.0. By the way, is
>> that a good choice of RSS version?
>> Everything seems to work, but I have not yet advertised the feeds.
>> i
> The version is not overly significant. It limits the flexibility perhaps,
> but you can always extend it to become RSS v. 2+ without changing any
> URL's. Feed readers support both equally well and should probably not
> reward or rank RSS 2.0 over RSS 0.9.2 or RSS 1.0. It is similar to CSS and
> CSS 2. One is a superset of the other and extensions can be made quite
> transparently.
> Roy

Ah, I see. Since I have no idea what are the diffs between 1.0 and
2.0, I will "let it be" for the time being.


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