[Catalog-sig] PyPI syndication format

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Mon Sep 13 08:55:11 CEST 2010

>>> "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> writes:
>>>> For the issue at hand, certainly not: Atom does not have the
>>>> enclosure element.
> A ‘link’ element can be declared an enclosure by specifying a
> ‘rel="enclosure"’ attribute, according to RFC4287 §
> <URL:http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4287#section->.
>> But certainly not on the same URL, right? Speaking in favor of Atom
>> doesn't help me to resolve the issue at hand.
> I'm not sure what this means (“on the same URL”). Does the above
> clarification help?

No. Currently, the RSS is provided at


Are you proposing that, when accessing this very URL, an Atom
content should be returned?

If not: Are you in favor, opposed to, or indifferent to the
proposal of adding the enclosure element to the RSS, along
with incrementing the RSS version number?


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