[wp-hackers] Trackback and Pingback in WordPress

Mark Jaquith mark.wordpress at txfx.net
Wed Dec 8 17:06:18 UTC 2004

This might work... why re-invent the wheel?


(released under GPL, of course)

Matthew Mullenweg wrote:

> 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. :)

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