> There is a deep analogy between a RSS feed and a book and if you look at
> a book, there are several orders which can be defined without removing
> the freedom for a reader to follow none of them.
Yes. One divergence here is that individual items from a feed could well be
reaggregated from their source into another feed. If just manually, but perhaps
as a result of search engine queries. Having real per-item meta data will help
it bring along valuable context.
> The rdf:Seq is nothing more than a table of content indicating the order
> which the author of the feed advises to follow.
Right but a table of contents has page and/or chapter numbers. The chapters
themselves contain their number and likewise the pages. Thus items, if they
want to follow the book/toc analogy, would benefit from having their own
> Does that make sense?