Re: [rss-public] Re: Version 2.0.2
- rcade wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Randy Morin" <randy@...> wrote:It also would help the validator. At the moment, the changes I am
>>So that everybody is clear that clarifications means new text and
>>changes, I propose the version number in the rss element version
>>attribute be set to 2.0.2. Further incremental changes by the board,
>>if ever, could then be numbered 2.0.3, 2.0.4, etc. This has a
>>secondary affect of giving publishers a voice (they can vote with the
>>attributes). We can then monitor adoption to determine if we are
> This would resolve a thorny versioning issue in Really Simple Syndication.
making to the Feed Validator have a potential to affect all RSS
versions. If this receives pushback, I can relax the checks based on
the version number. Of course, depending on the feedback, it might make
sense to change the spec instead.
> There have been seven revisions of the RSS specification from AugustCheck the change notes. There were a number of revisions between August
> 2002 to the present:
> * Aug. 19, 2002: RSS 2.0, UserLand
2002 and July 2003. Many of them editorial, some of them substantive.
And there was at least one change which was not recorded in the change
> * July 15, 2003: RSS 2.01, published by the Berkman Center for[snip]
> Internet & Society at Harvard Law School and authored by Dave Winer
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