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4. RSS 2.0 > 4.3. Producing RSS 2.0 with Blogging Tools

Producing RSS 2.0 with Blogging Tools

The vast majority of RSS 2.0 feeds are produced by weblogging tools that use templates. The most popular of these is Movable Type, written by Ben and Mena Trott, which is freely available for personal use at http://www.movabletype.org. In order to discuss a few important implementation points, Example 4-3 shows a template for Movable Type that produces an RSS 2.0 feed.

Example 4-3. A Movable Type template for producing RSS 2.0
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<rss version="2.0">
<channel>
<title><$MTBlogName$></title>
<link><$MTBlogURL$></link>
<description><$MTBlogDescription$></description>
<language>en-gb</language>
<copyright>All content Public Domain</copyright> 
<managingEditor>ben@benhammersley.com</managingEditor> 
<webMaster>ben@benhammersley.com</webMaster>
<docs>http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss</docs>
<category  domain="http://www.dmoz.org">Reference/Libraries/Library_and_Information_
Science/Technical_Services/Cataloguing/Metadata/RDF/Applications/RSS/</category>
<generator>Movable Type/2.5</generator>
<lastBuildDate><$MTDate format="%a, %d %b %Y %I:%M:00 GMT"$></lastBuildDate>
<ttl>60</ttl>
   
<MTEntries lastn="15">
<item>
<title><$MTEntryTitle encode_ht....

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