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The Atom Syndication Format (RFC4287)

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Original Publication Date: 2005-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-15
Document File: 43 page(s) / 54K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

M. Nottingham: AUTHOR [+1]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC4287: DOI

Abstract

This document specifies Atom, an XML-based Web content and metadata syndication format. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

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Network Working Group M. Nottingham, Ed. Request for Comments: 4287 R. Sayre, Ed. Category: Standards Track December 2005

The Atom Syndication Format

Status of This Memo

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state and status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2005).

Abstract

This document specifies Atom, an XML-based Web content and metadata syndication format.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction ....................................................3 1.1. Examples ...................................................3 1.2. Namespace and Version ......................................5 1.3. Notational Conventions .....................................5 2. Atom Documents ..................................................6 3. Common Atom Constructs ..........................................7 3.1. Text Constructs ............................................7 3.1.1. The "type" Attribute ................................8 3.2. Person Constructs .........................................10 3.2.1. The "atom:name" Element ............................10 3.2.2. The "atom:uri" Element .............................10 3.2.3. The "atom:email" Element ...........................10 3.3. Date Constructs ...........................................10 4. Atom Element Definitions .......................................11 4.1. Container Elements ........................................11 4.1.1. The "atom:feed" Element ............................11 4.1.2. The "atom:entry" Element ...........................13 4.1.3. The "atom:content" Element .........................14 4.2. Metadata Elements .........................................17 4.2.1. The "atom:author" Element ..........................17 4.2.2. The "atom:category" Element ........................18 4.2.3. The "atom:contributor" Element .....................18

Nottingham & Sayre Standards Track [Page 1]

RFC 4287 Atom Format December 2005

4.2.4. The "atom:generator" Element .......................18 4.2.5. The "atom:icon" Element ............................19 4.2.6. The "atom:id" Element ..............................19 4.2.7. The "atom:link" Element ............................21 4.2.8. The "atom:logo" Element ............................23 4.2.9. The "atom:published" Element .......................23 4.2.10. The "atom:rights" Element .........................24 4.2.11. The "atom:source" Element .........................24 4.2.12. The "atom:subtitle" Element .......................25 4.2.13. The "atom:summary" Element ........................25 4.2.14. The "atom:title" Element ..........................25 4.2.15. The "atom:updated" Element ........................25 5. Securing Atom Documents ................................

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