[wp-hackers] Trackback and Pingback in WordPress

Matthew Mullenweg m at mullenweg.com
Wed Dec 8 16:42:52 UTC 2004

Dougal Campbell wrote:
> Let alone the fact that parsing RDF (at least properly) is tricky in its 
> own right. In many cases, you can just pull the needed info out with 
> regular expressions. Or you could try to treat the RDF like regular XML 
> and parse it that way. But if you run across a site where the author is 
> *really* using RDF, and has added extra data, namespaces, etc. then you 
> run into problems.

Since the creators of the Trackback spec use regex to parse it, I think 
we'd be safe. :)

Matt Mullenweg
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