[Pmwiki-users] RSS 1.0 feed ?

Carlo Strozzi carlos
Wed Aug 6 10:31:09 CDT 2003

On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 07:47:02AM -0600, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> So, my very innocent question is:  Why RSS 1.0 (RDF) over 2.0?  And yes,
> I'll be glad to work on converting the existing RSS script to produce 
> RDF instead--until now I just hadn't heard or seen any real reasons to do it.
> And should we be looking at all at the Echo syndication system?  (Echo is 
> widely being touted as a replacement for RSS, among other things.)

I've never heard about Echo, so I'll look around for some documentation
to fill the gap. However, the point is that RDF is a very general and
extensible metadata framework. It fits well with concepts like the "the
sematnic web" and REST. All I can do is provide a few good links for you
to have a look at, as there's lot to be said about those things. I think
these links are very well worth reading in any case:

Semantic Web and RDF:

REST architectural style:

and countless other great links, including:


If I can be useful to you to expand on the above subjects just ask and
I'll be pleased to help, as far as I can.

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