[jdev] RE: Atom over XMPP using JEP-0060

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Jul 6 17:42:36 CDT 2004

On Sun, 06 Jun 2004 16:16:21 -0400, Bob Wyman wrote:

> Peter wrote:
>> I've been planning to write up some informational documentation of ATOM
>> over XMPP (probably via a JEP) once the Atom spec stabilizes, but feel
>> free to do so first. :-)
> 	There are a number of key issues that need to be resolved before we
> can really know how to do "Atom over XMPP" properly. The most important is
> related to the general question of producing "synthetic feeds". (I.e. How
> does one represent an entry that has been isolated or extracted from its
> source feed?) The <ps:source-feed> element that you see in the example I
> provided is an attempt to demonstrate one approach to the problem.
> 	I presented this approach at last week's Atom community meeting at
> Sun and at least got a "sense of the room" that it wasn't completely
> brain-dead. Remaining issues include: "What elements of the feed should be
> propagated into the entry?" For instance, "If there are namespaced
> extensions, should they be copied?" It will take some additional debate
> and sharing of use-cases on the atom-syntax list before we can say
> definitively how to address the issue.

Hi Bob,

Has the atom-syntax list gotten closer to resolution on some of these
issues? I have not been following it since the traffic was beyond my
ability to keep up with....


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