[TAG] Tip [Fwd: RSS and Feed Readers]
Benjamin A. Okopnik
ben at linuxgazette.net
Mon Sep 20 18:59:39 MSD 2004
On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 11:29:22AM +0100, Jimmy O'Regan wrote:
> Tip from a reader, forwarded with permission. Check out the sig :)
> On the subject of feed readers, since an RDF feed was added last month,
> it's one of the most heavily hit URLs on the site, and a lot of our hits
> this month and last came from aggregator sites.
> I think this service can be improved by adding a short (one or two
> sentence) summary, but this would mean extra work. I'm prepared to do
> this myself, but I think it would be better to have it done at the
> proofreading stage, so minimise toe-treading. Has anyone got an opinion
> on this?
You mean like
author: Bar Foo
synopsis: Blah blah blah
and you'd abstract the synopsis for the RDF? Seems like a reasonable
sort of thing to me. Maybe we could even have the authors do them up.
Anyone else have a comment?
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