Ian Davis iand at
Tue Jul 27 23:59:59 BST 1999

On Tuesday, July 27, 1999, 7:22:03 AM, Jonathan wrote:

> 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.

> Jonathan.

I feel that XMLNews is a little too complex for general purpose usage.
Part of the popularity of RSS is it's simplicity.

I recently proposed an enhanced form of RSS called the OCS Channel
format. You can

There is a mailing list that is currently discussing syndication
standards such as RSS, scriptingNews and OCS at and I'd
encourage anyone interested in XML based syndication formats to join
in the discussion.


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