RE: rss regularis(z)ation
> > One of the things I would want to use namespaces for is to return > > namespaced html instead of as you pointed out " the bizarre practice of > > CDATA-escaping random HTML-ish text " but this is only starting to be > > done now, why was it not done in earlier versions? What were the excuses > > for the bizarre practice [snip - agreed] > As several others have pointed out, if the content were well-formed they > could do XPath magic, and filter out dangerous things like <script>, and > bask in the glow of karmic goodness. In response they say "I don't want > to do XPath magic, and my HTML renderer has a safe-sandbox mode, and I > just want the stuff I care about (<title>, <link>, remember) in XML and > the rest is a bag of bits, so extend me no markup. Not only XPath magic, but RDF magic too. This can be kludged with RSS 2.0, but flows seamlessly from RSS 1.0. > Realistically, I think we're stuck with it. At least Atom will *let* > you make the content well-formed. Then evolution takes over. Yep, that does look the clearest path forward. Cheers, Danny.
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