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RSS Tutorials - Differences between Atom 1.0 and RSS 2.0
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What Are Main Differences between Atom 1.0 and RSS 2.0?
Main differences between Atom 1.0 and RSS 2.0:
- Atom has separate "summary" and "content" elements, while RSS only has one "description" element.
- Atom standardizes auto-discovery in contrast to the many non-standard variants used with RSS 2.0.
- In Atom, it is mandatory that each entry have a globally unique ID, which is important for reliable updating of entries.
- Atom 1.0 allows standalone Atom Entry documents whereas with RSS 2.0 only full feed documents are supported.
- Atom specifies that dates be in the format described in RFC 3339.
The date format in RSS 2.0 was underspecified and has led to many different formats being used.
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- What Is Atom 1.0 Standard?
- What Is the Relation between Atom and XML?
- What Are Main Differences between Atom 1.0 and RSS 2.0?
- What Is the Icon for Atom Syndication?
- What Is the MIME Type Definition for Atom Files?
- What Is an Atom Syndication Feed?
- How To Write a Minimum Atom 1.0 Feed File?
- How To Validate an Atom 1.0 Feed File?
- How To Use w3.org Feed Validation Service?
- What Happens If Your Atom Feed Fails the Validation?
- Is There Any DTD File to Validate Atom Feed Files?
- Is There Any XSD File to Validate Atom Feed Files?
- How To Create Atom Feed Files?
- How To Tell Visitors That You Have Atom Syndication Feeds?
- How To Tell Web Browsers That Your Web Pages Have Atom Feeds?
- What Happens When FireFox Knows a Web Page Has Atom Feeds?