Next time someone tells you that Atom should just adopt RSS as a feed format, or that underspecification is close enough for horseshoes and hand-grenades, or whatever, bonk 'em in the gums with this. I wish I could have seen the full presentation.
Consider the following axioms carefully:
“Everything’s better when it sits on a Ritz.”
“Everything’s better with Blue Bonnet on it.”
What happens if one spreads Blue Bonnet margarine on a Ritz cracker? The
thought is frightening. Is this how God came into being? Try not to
consider the fact that “Things go better with Coke”.