The goal of RSS Ping is provide richer metadata flowing across the ping stream. RSS ping 1.0 enhances what is currently sent with an extended ping with simple RSS metadata.
Currently a standard ping has the site name and site URI, an extended ping adds a RSS feed URI. We're expanding that to allow several basic items: title, link, tags and payload_link (location of full metadata encoded as an RSS or Atom feed with a single item or entry). RSS Ping 2.0 is an initial document for comments, with suggestions of how to ping full metadata including the content payload, directly and with authentication and possibly reputation.
Unless explicitly stated otherwise, there may be only one of each element.
tagelements. This element has one optional attribute,
domain, which is a URI which defines the scope of the tag value.
entryfor the entry being pinged. (In the same way that HTML for indiviual entries is often located at a permalink, this would involve a separate template with weblog publishing software for indiviual RSS or Atom entries, as full single item feeds)