I spotted a new XML button on a blog yesterday: The button links to an APML file that describes a person's interests, in an XML dialect suitable for consumption by software. APML, which stands for Attention Profiling Markup Language, has a short-on-detail spec that wasn't easy to figure out. There's an example and a schema, but no description of each APML element and how it can be used. The web applications Engagd and Dandelife support APML, so I joined them to see how they use APML to describe my interests. Like ... read more