> John Bokma wrote:
>> Agreed. I do it, and I guess Roy too, just for tracking purposes of the
>> feeds (how many readers read the feeds and how often). If a site ever
>> a link to the via_rss I will email them to change it :-D.
> Hmm... I don't think we are on the same page here ;-)
> YOU construct those links via those XML feeders, and it is totally in your
> power to take that ?blah-blah off if you'd be willing to give up that
> tracking. Basically, the other website (unless they re-process your XML,
> which would be a bit unethical if they change your links) has not control
> over the URLs, and there is no point in contacting them other than to
> thank for picking up your feed ;-). If you sent them ?via_rss , they'll
> send the bot to ?via_rss, where else?
What I was worried about:
http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://google.com [ note question mark ]
On an unrelated note, Google's front page does not validate.
Roy S. Schestowitz