Archive for the 'feeds and syndication' Category

pink and repink

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

Since Pinkerton got kicked off the planet(, somebody’s got to keep people up to date with him, don’t they?

Tell me you were lyin’

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

Filing security bugs with Netscape 7.1? Please, no.

Nice <gorilla>; what’s he weigh?

Wednesday, February 1st, 2006

IE7 treats RSS titles as plain text: is it going to be a big enough force in the syndication world to make everyone else do the right thing, too?

Who knows a <title> from a hole in the ground?

Sunday, December 18th, 2005

Results of some simple tests of Atom title escaping in several aggregators.

<style> in an age of HTML fragments

Sunday, December 18th, 2005

I’m a big fan of semantic “web standards” (X)HTML coding style. Too bad every victory for RSS is a loss for it.

<You can have my titles when you learn to behave>

Sunday, December 18th, 2005

Woohoo, a one-man crusade against silent data loss in Atom titles. This’ll look good on my resume, won’t it?

Your forthcoming feed errors

Tuesday, December 13th, 2005

WordPress looks set to ship its next version with an Atom feed that the feedvalidator will just flatly say is too outdated to even bother looking at. Interesting.

Odd that Google Reader would have that bug

Sunday, December 11th, 2005

Not that long after I fixed Firefox’s problem with Google-produced feeds, I see that they are completely unable to consume the very same sort of feed.

Your bread hurts me: Atom text constructs revisited

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

When an Atom feed says that content is type=”text”, it is text. If you look at it, and decide it is HTML instead, God tortures a kitten to death.

Telling markup from text

Monday, December 5th, 2005

If you are an aggregator developer, you need to know the difference between text and HTML, and how to treat them differently. Atom actually tells you which it is, so please believe it.