Atom 1.0 extensions, Part 1, Feed history, ordering entries, and expiration timestamps

An overview of proposed extensions to the Atom 1.0 Syndication Format

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James Snell

Date archived: December 6, 2016 | First published: October 25, 2005

Get a technical overview of several proposed extensions to the Atom 1.0 Syndication Format. This first of two articles discusses three proposed extensions that enable the reconstruction of feed history, the ability to order entries within a feed according to numeric rankings, and the expression of expiration timestamps for syndicated content.

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