Duncan has been working on our new RSS generation system. The new one he's created should be more flexible, accurate and up-to-date. He's looking for feedback on the new format as well. There are two changes we're really interested in feedback. First, he added category support. This is added in two formats:

  • as RSS category tags
    <category domain="msdndomain:ProductVers">Visual Basic.NET</category>
  • using a custom element that defines the topic domain

The second change is that the RSS feeds now have an attached XSLT stylesheet. This means that in browsers that know how to render attached stylesheets, you get a "friendly" view of the RSS, while your aggregator sees the RSS as normal. Send thoughts here, or on Duncan's blog.