[RSS-DEV] mod_cc for RSS 0.9x
ben at benhammersley.com
Thu Aug 15 03:17:07 EDT 2002
Kevin A. Burton wrote:
> Ben Hammersley <ben at benhammersley.com> writes:
>>After a long conversation with Dave Winer, we've come to an agreement
>>implementation of Creative Commons metadata and mod_cc, within RSS
>>0.9x. Resolute rdf-haters with stuff to publicdomainatise can now go
> I guess I am confused. Since RSS 0.9x specs don't support RSS 1.0
> you intend to release an RSS 0.94 that implements the license element?
> I guess you could namespace the elements since everything is XML but
> to go against most of the 'logic' behind RSS 0.9x.
Yes. There is currently a RSS 0.94 in-progress. Discussion has somewhat
stalled as to how it should be formed - some people wanting to add
namespaces, others not, some people pointing out you might as well use
RSS 1.0, others disagreeing - but nevertheless the drafts are out there.
This discussion fizzled out a month or two ago, if you remember, but is
ready for relighting.
The <license> element I suggested yesterday is a proposal for inclusion
within RSS 0.94 should that standard ever a) get off the ground, and b)
retain its namespace virginity. I was not very clear about that. Apologies.
My motivation is entirely a pro-Creative Commons one, rather than a
pro-RSS 0.9x or pro-RSS 1.0. My preference between the madonna and whore
of syndication formats is between me and my angle brackets.
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