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Proposal: 5 Admin Edits to RSS Spec
While we are mulling over the namespace proposal, I'd like the board to consider some administrative changes that have been long-needed on the RSS 2.0...
Mar 20, 2009
I ask all board members to please vote on the following matter. Failure to vote on successive appeals to vote may lead to removal from the board. We ask that...
Feb 26, 2009
The RSS Namespace
Just a heads up for board members. Please review. It's in the pipeline. http://www.rssboard
Feb 13, 2009
Welcome RSS Fellows
For those that don't know, I beat Rogers Cadenhead at Wii Golf and thus assumed leadership of the RSS advisory board. Big thanks to Rogers for all his great...
Aug 17, 2008
Offering Multiple Feed Formats
Nat Lanza recently wrote on Twitter, "Dear weblog authors: I pretty much never want to have to figure out *which* of your feeds to subscribe to. Pick a format...
Mar 29, 2008
"Convert from RSS 0.91 to RSS 2.0" Italian translation
Hello everybody, I just completed the translation for the document "Convert from RSS 0.91 to RSS 2.0" that Rogers created a few weeks ago. ...
Mar 3, 2008
Sterling Camden, Simone Carletti Join Board
I've made the announcement about Sterling "Chip" Camden and Simone Carletti joining the board: http://www.rssboard
180 Matthew Bookspan and...
Jan 27, 2008
Board Now Publishes RSS 0.9, 0.91
A year ago, Netscape moved My.Netscape.
Com to new servers as part of a relaunch and temporarily hosed the RSS 0.91 DTD. Because RSS 0.91 requires the DTD,...
Jan 23, 2008
WordPress Supports Profile Recommendation
WordPress and WordPress MU now support atom:link in their RSS feeds, one of the recommendations in the RSS Profile: http://www.rssboard
179 If you...
Oct 26, 2007
Vote: RSS Best Practices Profile Published
The proposal to endorse and publish the RSS Profile has passed 8-1 with RSS Advisory Board members Rogers Cadenhead, Christopher Finke, James Holderness, Eric...
Oct 15, 2007
Proposal: Publish the RSS Best-Practices Profile
The following RSS Advisory Board proposal has been made by Rogers Cadenhead and seconded by Randy Charles Morin. Under the advisory board charter, the board...
Oct 15, 2007
Last Call on the RSS Profile
Randy Charles Morin and I are going to propose the RSS Profile to a vote of the RSS Advisory Board next Monday. The effort to draft a set of best practices...
Sep 27, 2007
RSS Profile Closer to a Vote
The RSS Best-Practices Profile, a set of recommendations for publishers of RSS feeds and developers of software to read the feeds, has reached a significant...
Jun 18, 2007
I'd like to propose a small clarification to the spec to remove debate in the community as to whether extension attributes are allowed in the RSS spec. In the...
Jun 11, 2007
Vote: Spec Clarification
The seven-day voting period now begins on the proposal to add four words to the RSS 2.0 specification to clarify whether extension attributes are allowed to...
Jun 6, 2007
On behalf of the board, I bought the domain rssboard.com from its current owner for $250 on Sedo.Com, a domain brokerage service: ...
Jun 5, 2007
Board Chair Term
The RSS Advisory Board's charter stipulates that the chair serves a two-year term that begins Feb. 1 of odd-numbered years. I'm interested in continuing as...
Feb 2, 2007
Ross Mayfield Has Resigned
I just heard from Ross Mayfield, who's resigning the RSS Advisory Board because of other obligations. We still get to keep our SocialText wiki. This means...
Dec 19, 2006
RSS Autodiscovery Revote Passes 7-0
... with Matthew Bookspan, Rogers Cadenhead, Jason Douglas, James Holderness, Eric Lunt, Randy Charles Morin and Jake Savin voting in favor and no one voting...
Dec 14, 2006
Ignoring all other problems, can we re-vote on the auto-disco, just to be sure that everybody agrees with the current spec. ...
Dec 13, 2006
RSS Draft Spec 1.14 Published
The draft spec for RSS 2.0 has been updated: http://www.rssboard
draft-1 Changes: 1. In item-description, changed "The description MUST be suitable for...
Dec 4, 2006
Valid RSS 2.0 and Yahoo Groups
Yahoo Groups produces invalid author elements in its RSS 2.0 feeds -- they aren't valid e-mail addresses. Though this is a minor error for most consumers of...
Dec 2, 2006
Should This Be a Profile?
Since we're putting this back on the floor, I think we should consider recasting the autodiscovery specification as an autodiscovery profile, a set of...
Nov 29, 2006
Autodiscovery Work at WHAT-WG
WHAT-WG is actively seeking input on their definition of feed autodiscovery links, which is part of a Web Applications 1.0 specification under development they...
Nov 29, 2006
RSS Autodiscovery Spec Draft Published
A new draft of the RSS Feed Autodiscovery specification has been published: http://www.rssboard
autodiscovery The board's vote on this proposal ends...
Nov 28, 2006
Vote: RSS Autodiscovery Spec Passes
The proposal to create and publish an RSS Autodiscovery specification has passed the RSS Advisory Board with members Matthew Bookspan, Rogers Cadenhead, Jason...
Nov 27, 2006
RSS Feed Autodiscovery
As I've previous written here, we've been working on official specification for RSS autodiscovery. http://www.rssboard
autodiscovery To date, there has...
Nov 27, 2006
RSS Auto Disco
I propose that the RSS Advisory Board adopt a specification for RSS auto-discovery to give users and developers formal definition and guidance for using this...
Oct 26, 2006
Proposal: Revise the RSS 2.0 Specification
In the 2.5 years I've been a member of the RSS Advisory Board, three questions have been asked most often by programmers having difficulty interpreting the RSS...
Oct 13, 2006
The Terms Podcast and Podcasting
Since the terms were first coined in 2004, the words "podcast" and "podcasting&qu
ot; have been used generically to refer to audio or video files delivered as RSS...
Oct 3, 2006
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