Atom title question: help wanted
Atom titles are oddly difficult — so I have a question. I think I know the answer, but I’m not sure it’s correct, so I’d appreciate some help.
Consider the following title element (which is a simplified example from an actual feed):
The way I read the spec, this is equivalent to:
<title mode="xml" type="text/plain"><foo></title>
This means that:
1. The value is inline XML.
2. The value should be displayed as plain text.
This means — I think — that the
> should never get translated to
In other words, a client must display it as
<foo> and not as
I think — though I could be wrong — that in order for the client to display
<foo>, the title element would have had to look like this: