At this point I’m quite confident in saying that Atom is by far the better specification and I really wish RSS didn’t exist.
When creating feeds, RSS 2.0 is often the default, but switching can be easy. For example, in Django, to provide an existing newsfeed (
MyFeed) as Atom v1.0, you simply set the appropriate
from django.utils.feedgenerator import Atom1Feed class MyFeed(Feed): feed_type = Atom1Feed