[wp-hackers] WordPress eXtended RSS DTD

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Thu Jul 17 14:27:22 GMT 2008

On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 9:13 AM, Geoffrey Sneddon
<foolistbar at googlemail.com> wrote:
> If the idea of WXR is to
> allow easy movement between different blogging packages, then it has
> miserably failed

That was never the idea behind WXR, as far as I know. The idea was to
make it easy to move between different WordPress installations and
WordPress.com. Other blogging platforms were not considered.

WXR is basically just RSS with some additional fields added to it for
things like comments and such.

Basically, it is simple enough that I think nobody has bothered to
document it yet. Your request for high levels of documentation seems,
to me, to be more than a little silly. Just *looking* at the damn
thing would show you that it doesn't need an extreme amount of effort
to produce.

If you want it documented, then look at it and write a document for it.

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