Re: Relative URL:s
Agreed. Unfortunately, most aggregators don't. So, I would advise
against xml:base and relative URLs. In fact, all of the RSS
validators , last I remember, will reject any such cuteness,
including my own Schematron-based validator .
--- In "Houghton,Andrew" <houghtoa@o...> wrote:
> Actually, there is no "good reason" why aggregators should not
> support relative URL's. It's not that difficult and the
> argument given about re-aggregation is weak at best. An
> aggregator should be able to detect an appropriate xml:base
> attribute and construct an absolute URL from the relative URL.
> If they pass the feed along, they can pass the appropriate
> xml:base attribute or the absolute URL's they constructed.