This you are not going to believe, especially if you design for the Web.
Microsoft have already decided to 'extend' RSS standards, which is outrageous
on its own right:
"Microsoft is planning to extend the RSS (Really Simple Syndication)
standard to better support the publishing of ordered lists of information,
a company spokesperson says."
Behold what I found in an item from 2 days ago:
"we?ve adopted the following overriding principle for IE 7 and
RSS platform in Windows Vista:
We will only support feeds that are well-formed XML"
Mind you, merely /any/ application in existence happily supports feeds that
Is it just me who is stunned? What a nerve they have!