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From "Stephen Duncan" <stephen.dun...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ROME
Date Fri, 09 Jun 2006 21:15:06 GMT
Sounds about right to me.  How about coversion?  Any value to the
ability to switch between a ROME generic feed object & an Abdera feed
object?  Or would you just go from ROME -> atom xml string -> Abdera &
vice versa?  If there was value to doing it by object, where might
such code live?


On 6/9/06, Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> wrote:
> On 6/8/06, Stephen Duncan <stephen.duncan@gmail.com> wrote:
> > This was brought up on the ROME mailing lists:
> > https://rome.dev.java.net/servlets/ReadMsg?list=dev&msgNo=1985
> >
> > However, I'd like to hear thoughts on it from the Abdera community
> > point of view.  What pieces of ROME are in scope for the Abdera
> > project?  Is conversion either to or from other syndication formats
> > something that might be a module in Abdera?  How about support for
> > feed extensions such as GData, SSE, iTunes, etc?
> >
> > Any other generic ideas on a vision for collaboration with ROME?  The
> > differing goals & scopes and all the options for cooperation seem to
> > make it difficult to get down to concrete ideas on what kind of code
> > should go where.  Certainly I'd hate to see too much duplication
> > though...
> Personally, I'd like to keep Abdera focussed on Atom and extensions
> that work with Atom.  So GData, SSE, iTunes are all fine, but I have
> no interest in expanding into other formats (any of the RSS family,
> for example) or protocols (the metaweblog APIs, for example).
> As far as collaboration with Rome, I think it'd be fantastic if Rome
> decided to use the Abdera parser for their Atom support, but I'm less
> interested in merging the two projects since it seems like Rome has a
> much larger scope than Abdera does.
> All just inmy opinion of course,
> -garrett

Stephen Duncan Jr

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