John's comment covers the things we discussed in the transition from
the Harvard web site to rssboard.org and the invitation of new members.
Another thing we discussed was his interest in reinstating the 2003
Harvard spec to the web so that any parties interested in doing
something with it -- under the Creative Commons license -- would be
able to do so.
That version was published originally on July 15, 2003, but was
replaced a few days later by a revision that included edits by the RSS
Advisory Board. In all, six revisions were made by the board, as the
specification history page shows:
Harvard's currently publishing the spec that incorporates those six
revisions, not the 2003 original:
The board's publishing the original 2003 Harvard spec here:
I've offered that document to him for publication on Harvard's site
and will help any way that I can.