[development] Modules for Core

Gabor Hojtsy gabor at hojtsy.hu
Sat Jul 8 19:06:06 UTC 2006

Ehem, hem, hem ehem...

   | The Atom API is a specification that leverages the Atom feed
   | format in a content editing API.

Look for Atom feed format support in blogapi.module.

Read this for comparision of the APIs supported now by blogapi.module and 
the Atom API: http://www.xml.com/lpt/a/2003/10/15/dive.html

Then search for [desktop] clients supporting the Atom API (there are a 


On Sat, 8 Jul 2006, Corey Bordelon wrote:

> The Blogger API is the Atom API with an addition for converting line
> breaks<http://code.blogger.com/archives/atom-docs.html#extensions>.
> So all the Blogger API clients *are* Atom API clients.
> On 7/8/06, Gabor Hojtsy <gabor at hojtsy.hu> wrote:
>> On Sat, 8 Jul 2006, Karoly Negyesi wrote:
>>>> * We don't ship many other things that are very typical for blog
>>>> installations, like a wysiwig editor, urlfilter.module, or
>>>> Atom support.
>>> As I have just written a blog API client module, I can tell that the
>> world is
>>> rushing towards Atom. So, providing an ancient API server is not bad,
>> but not
>>> core worthy any more.
>> Think about the other end, the clients connecting to this blogger API
>> server. There are a multitude of blogger API / metaweblog API /
>> movabletype API clients. What about *Atom API* clients? Note to those
>> quick reading, Atom API is not the Atom syndication format, but the
>> publishing protocol.
>> Gabor

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