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Web Developer Resource Index: OPML

The Outline Processor Markup Language (OPML) is a simple XML application language for describing arbitrary lists. It is used primarily for exchanging subscription lists of RSS/Atom feeds (or “blogrolls”), reading lists, and for importing and exporting similar lists from syndicated news feed readers and aggregators.

OPML can also be used to define hierarchical tree structures (file systems, directories, taxonomies), distributed song lists (podcasts), or pretty much anything else that fits in a structured list format.

Version 2.0 of the specification is currently under review, visit the OPML 2.0 post on my blog for more information.

Marcus Campbell has an interesting PHP auto creation script that will build a new FOAF file combined with your existing OPML blogroll.

The entire drx index is also available as a validated OPML document, you can find a link to it at the bottom of any screen. Alternatively, you can view the hosted version, courtesy of OPML Workstation.

Steal these OPML Icons

Updated: Monday, November 10th, 2008 @ 8:06 AM EST



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