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Dropping support for RSS 2.0

Recovered from the Wayback Machine.

For those of you who subscribe to my feeds, note that I’m dropping the RSS 2.0 feed starting next week.

Why? Because hosting an RSS 2.0 feed is providing indirect support for behavior that sucks the joy out of my day. Because Dave Winer is a hypocrite, and the so-called RSS 2.0 ‘advisory board’ is a mockery on true open standards efforts. More importantly, though, when I woke this morning, I said to myself:

Today is a good day to stop supporting assholes.

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