I turned off validation on Meerkat's collector some time ago for a couple of
a) The DTD's reachability on my.netscape.com was rather, to put it mildly,
b) Ad-hoc extensions to RSS 0.91 (eg. <author>, <date>) combined with the
model disallowed access to content that was otherwise rather
: -----Original Message-----
: From: Dave Winer [mailto:dave@...
: Sent: Friday, April 27, 2001 10:30 AM
: To: firstname.lastname@example.org
: Subject: [syndication] Re: HELP! RSS broke like a twig when Netscape
: "impr oved" my.netscape.com
: Right on. My.UserLand and Radio UserLand didn't skip a beat either.
: --- In syndication@y..., "Morbus Iff" <morbus@d...> wrote:
: > > Everybody's parsers are out of luck, including even simple try to
: > > any RSS feed in Internet Explorer (capable of handling XML).
: > >
: > > > As part of their rollout they seem to have removed the file:
: > > > http://my.netscape.com/publish/formats/rss-0.91.dtd
: > Well, validating parsers at the very least - there are some readers
: (like my
: > AmphetaDesk at disobey.com/amphetadesk/), that do not check the DTD
: > validity...
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