[wp-hackers] Ditch RDF and RSS 0.92

Phillip Pearson pp at myelin.co.nz
Mon Jan 16 22:41:26 GMT 2006

Pete Prodoehl wrote:

> David House wrote:
>> Myself, skippy and ringmaster had a conversation a few days back in
>> #wordpress about feeds. We came to the conclusion that RDF and RSS
>> 0.92 are basically way too old to still be in the WordPress core, so
>> they should be removed. If they are sorely needed by someone a plugin
>> can replace them.
> I'm all for this if it means that feed creation and all it requires 
> becomes possible via plugins. I've had to hack my own versions of 
> feed-functions-extended.php to support XSPF, SMIL, etc. for too long. 
> Not to mention MediaRSS, which I never even started to code...

MediaRSS is doable by adding new elements in one of the filters that 
gets run inside the <item> block, so it's quite possible inside a plugin 
- that's how the Wordpress Structured Blogging plugin does it.


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