[wp-hackers] Need more RSS hooks
jeff at jrm.cc
Thu Jan 26 17:44:56 GMT 2006
Robert Deaton wrote:
> Feeds are made to be syndicated, read by a feedreader, and not much
> more. The point of RSS is for when people do not want to visit your
> site every five minutes to read your content, they just want a
> stripped down version of your content that an aggregator can read, and
> they can click the links back to your site if they like. XSL defeats
> the purpose of creating feeds in the first place, you're essentially
> making a second website for people to come and visit, which is really
> a silly idea.
Perhaps XSL was the wrong tech I was thinking of. Consider XSL-Stylesheets.
The difference between this:
is a magnitude of two lines in the RSS feed and 665bytes in the stylesheet.
Yet, for a technology with an adoption rate at a terribly low 11%
it'd be a useful UI enhancement that, if nothing else, would help to
educate and evangelize the use of RSS instead of scaring off user when
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