[wp-hackers] Gravatar + Feed integration for avatars on Planets

Ryan McCue ryanmccue at cubegames.net
Wed Jan 21 10:15:43 GMT 2009

Jeremy Visser wrote:
> Well, I think this could be improved. WordPress should look at the site
> administrator's e-mail address, turn it into a Gravatar URL, and put it
> somewhere in the RSS and Atom feeds.

IMHO, this should be done on the aggregator end. I'm not sure if WP does
so, but feeds can specify an email address in the author element (for
each item for RSS [1], otherwise or in the feed element itself in Atom
[2] ), and Planet could work from that.

[1]: http://www.rssboard.org/rss-profile#element-channel-item-author
[2]: http://atomenabled.org/developers/syndication/#recommendedFeedElements

Ryan McCue

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