Well formed weblog entry


FrontPage - Sam Ruby’s Wiki:


  • author
  • well formed content: HTML (with characters properly escaped, tags perfectly nested and closed), images, audio, video, etc. Each piece should specify its media type.
  • permalink
  • creation date

Via: Mark Pilgrim: The W’s of Weblogging, which offers a further discussion.

This is analogically to the so-called »big W’s« of journalism, which are »What, When, Where and Who« (in different orders), or even a phonecall to »999«.

Update: Joe Gregorio is covering the discussion.