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9 November 2006

A new Planet is born

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In the vast cyberspace of the Web galaxy, a new Planet is born: Planet Mobile Web weighs 20 blog feeds (and growing), seems to be pretty active already, and hopefully has a bright future before her.

I’m pretty excited this has come to fruition; I think it will be a useful service for the mobile Web community, and I know at least that it has already allowed me to discover a number of interesting blogs I didn’t know about, blogs which themselves have pointed me to topics, sites and services that were off the map for me.

Planet Mobile Web, welcome to this Universe :)

(and thanks Planet Planet for making it so easy to build this !)

8 Responses to “A new Planet is born”

  1. Justin Thorp Says:

    Dom, thanks for all your work on the Mobile Web Initiative. I am excited to get more into the Mobile Web.

    Thank you also for the Planet Mobile Web. It has helped me to find some blogs that I was not aware of.

  2. James Says:

    Nice idea. Shame it doesn’t have its own feed!

    Still, it’s a good library of sources (& a few I didn’t have ;-) )

  3. dom Says:

    Actually, it has its own feed as well, although it was only available through the <link> convention; I’ve added a visible link to it as well.

  4. James Says:

    Cool. Google Reader didn’t spot it before.

  5. Alice Says:

    Any plans to add a RSS feed in the future along with the ATOM feed. Many feed readers, including mine do not read the ATOM feed.

  6. Dom Says:

    In fact, there has been an RSS feed since day 1, but for some reason, it never got advertized:
    http://www.w3.org/2006/09/mobileweb-planet/rss10.xml

    It now is properly linked from the HTML page. Thanks for the notice!

  7. Alice Says:

    I also noticed when looking at the source code of the the Planet Mobile Web it has I thought it would be a cool way to get more visitors to the Planet if the robots followed our posts and we got the visitors they would generate.

    A BIG thanks for the RSS link, now I can keep track of everyones posts on my Reader.

  8. Alice Says:

    I also noticed when looking at the source code of the the Planet Mobile Web it has meta name=”robots” content=”nofollow”

Picture of Dominique Hazael-MassieuxDominique Hazaël-Massieux (dom@w3.org) is part of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Staff; his interests cover a number of Web technologies, as well as the usage of open source software in a distributed work environment.