RSS and WAP - another RSS question

Sean McGrath digitome at
Sun Nov 28 16:38:30 GMT 1999

[Sean McGrath]
>> All I want it a teeny-weeny abstract field...
[Dave Winer]
>Sean, you may not be aware, in RSS 0.91 we added a <description> field. I'm
>not sure what you're looking for from an abstract, but this could be it. The
>0.91 extensions are fairly widely supported.
Yes, I've seen the description field but the data I have seen
populating description fields has really fitted into the concept
of an abstract. I don't want to abuse the <description> element
by using it for something it was not intended for.


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Developers Day co-Chair WWW9, April 2000, Amsterdam

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