Jonathan Eisenzopf eisen at
Tue Jul 27 08:16:08 BST 1999

Dave Winer wrote:

> I don't know, I think most writers are serious about writing and most of
> them don't care about XML. If you want to be able to do fun things with the
> stuff they write, you have to meet them where they live, or as close to that
> as possible.
> About XMLNews, I've tried to get wrapped around what it's doing, and I can't
> figure it out. An XMLNews for Newbies document would be a really good idea,
> if they want their format to catch on.

Well, there's a tutorial for the XMLNews-Meta format as well as XMLNews:

If you read the meta tutorial, you'll find that the format is quite simple and
handles some important issues related to distributing news.


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