[FoRK] Opinions Requested :-)

Ken Meltsner meltsner
Tue Oct 25 12:25:18 PDT 2005


On 10/25/05, Andy Armstrong <andy at hexten.net> wrote:
...

> I'm currently writing Perl to parse the whole IndiePodder OPML meta-
> feed so I'll be able to give you a more concrete answer to that in a
> couple of days if you still need it :)


OPML?  Run away!  It was icky several years ago when I ranted about
it, and it hasn't gotten any better.  Using XML for data
exchange/transport without any sort of agreed-upon schema or DTD --
conformance by majority rule -- always gives me hives.

Ken



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