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authorbnewbold <bnewbold@robocracy.org>2011-04-20 21:38:44 -0400
committerbnewbold <bnewbold@robocracy.org>2011-04-20 21:38:44 -0400
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+TODO
+--------------------------------------------------------------------
+ - syntax checker site (URL or text paste)
+ - front page
+ - documentation of mini-format
+ - mini button to app
+ - serial-to-parallel (aka, tumblr scrapper)
+
+RSS Context
+--------------------------------------------------------------------
+RSS 2.0 is dominant (over Atom etc)
+
+http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Media_RSS
+http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSS_enclosure
+http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photofeed
+
+RSS 2.0 Media Module (yahoo):
+ - http://video.search.yahoo.com/mrss
+ - includes grouping
+
+
+Matt wants:
+
+ feed/
+ title (required)
+ description
+ icon image
+ url/permalink
+ advertising info
+ category
+ rating (voted)
+ sfw/nsfw
+
+ post/
+ list of images (required)
+ advertising info
+ title
+ description
+ download zip url (optional)
+ icon img
+ image
+ date url/permalink
+ sfw/nsfw
+ category
+ rating
+
+ok, so:
+
+ <channel>
+ <title>
+ <link> (site url)
+ <description>
+ (advertising info, restrictions, license) (optional)
+ <category> (optional)
+ <media:content> (thumbnail; or use <image>?)
+ <media:rating) (sfw/nsfw, optional)
+ <pubDate> (optional)
+ [set of <item>, each of which is a collection of images]
+
+ <item>
+ <title>
+ <description> (required by RSS, can just be the title)
+ <link> (permalink)
+ <pubDate> (optional)
+ <comments> (optional, link to place to comment)
+ [set of images]
+
+ <media:group> (in individual image)
+ <media:content> (default=true, the primary URL to fetch from)
+ url= (to the image file itself)
+ filesize=
+ type=
+ medium="image"
+ height=
+ width=
+ <media:thumbnail> (optional smaller size?)
+ <media:content> (optional mirroring of the same file)
+ <link> (optional, permalink, probably a #link)
+ <media:title> (optional)
+ <media:description> (optional caption)
+ <media:hash> (optional for caching)
+ (more?)
+
+Alternatives:
+ - use <enclosure> for each image?
+
+oh also:
+ AdMob, AdWhirl
+ http://reader.feedshow.com/xmlrss/remoteads/
+
+