HTML Formatting not provided in RSS Feed

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Basically, when I receive Askbot posts in my RSS reader they are a big blob of text without any html formatting.

I reported the issue to theoldreaderdeveloper and replied with following statement.

It doesn't appear that they provide any formatting in their RSS feed at all. If you take a look at their RSS source, you can see it does not contain any HTML formatting for most of the posts.

Is there anything could be done to improve this situation? The domain in concern is


sudhirkhanger's avatar
asked 2014-06-27 12:15:50 -0500
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Is there a standard to follow for the HTML content in the RSS feeds? Is RSS expected to serve content in the HTML format?

Evgeny's avatar Evgeny (2014-07-03 17:55:17 -0500) edit

I am not sure but I hope so.

sudhirkhanger's avatar sudhirkhanger (2014-07-10 22:54:39 -0500) edit
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