[OSM-dev] would it be possible to have language specified in atom (and maybe rss2) feeds of blogs.openstreetmap.org?

Matt Williams lists at milliams.com
Sun May 8 14:22:47 BST 2011

On 8 May 2011 15:10, Ken Guest <ken at linux.ie> wrote:
> Hi,
> Would it be possible to have the rss/atom feeds include which language
> the aggregated blog entries are written in (as specified by the author
> when tapping in an entry at http://www.openstreetmap.org/diary/new) -
> looking at the source xml for the
> http://blogs.openstreetmap.org/atom.xml feed at the least the xml:lang
> attribute set to english.
> This would be useful at the least so that anything which takes a feed
> and reposts them to twitter/facebook/etc can filter out entries by
> language and not seem to be 'spamming' in every language under the
> sun!
> Just as a small plug, I'm using http://rss.me (which is a free service
> from my employers) to post those blog entries to identi.ca, facebook
> and linkedin.

There are separate feeds for each language. For example

What would be great is if blogs.osm.org would provide language
specific feeds as well (like http://planetsuse.org/global/).

Matt Williams

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