News archive database recomendation

Jeroen Coumans jeroen at
Sat Aug 30 11:07:21 PDT 2003

Hi Anderson Lizardo. You said the following on 08/30/03 01:50:
> Jeroen Coumans wrote:
>>Hm; we could use RSS perhaps; we could then combine the
>>and the newsarchiving. It would simplicate and optimize the site
>>generation too. But let's get a working solution first so we can
>>launch the site and do the beautifying in evolutionary steps (unless
>>it would be easier for you to do this right now, of course).
> Using RSS (or any other XML-based specification) to store XHTML code has 
> at least one issue. See my post at 
> explaining this incovenience. In short, it's like insert XHTML code 
> inside XHTML: you have to "quote" (protect special characters from 
> parsing using entities) all the XHTML code you are inserting.

Ah, yes forgot about that. That's rather ugly and inconvenient. Best to 
keep it seperate then.

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