Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings

WordPress, web development, and world domination.


Mark Pilgrim is back from his hiatus, with lots of cool goodies to get the brain juices flowing. He never fails to bring something cool to my attention. His New Door project sent me off on a blog exploration trek that netted me several sites that will almost certainly become regular reading for me. And his efforts to improve his site’s standards compliance are interesting, as well. I’ve been meaning to clean the cobwebs out of this site for quite a while now. A lot of my markup is 1) not semantic, 2) redundant, or 3) crappy.

In related news, I’ll probably upgrade my RSS feed from 0.91 to 2.0. I’ve been wondering whether to upgrade to RSS 1.0 or RSS 2.0 for a while now. The migration to 2.0 is easier, and I’m not really sure that I care for the format of 1.0.The redundancy of the <items><rdf:Seq>…</rdf:Seq></items> section, along with moving the <item> elements outside of the <channel> just seems dumb to me. It turns a nice simple format into a programmatic hassle. IMHO, of course.

About Dougal Campbell

Dougal is a web developer, and a "Developer Emeritus" for the WordPress platform. When he's not coding PHP, Perl, CSS, JavaScript, or whatnot, he spends time with his wife, three children, a dog, and a cat in their Atlanta area home.
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