Category Archives: standards

Nov 16 2006

Google Shares SiteMap XML; Yahoo and MSN Adopt

Google announced that they've released their sitemaps spec to the community under the Creative Commons share-alike license, and that Yahoo and Microsoft have adopted the standard.

Oct 18 2006

Getting Involved: Standardizing Comparison Shopping Feeds

Update from Jay Heavilon on the ARTS-NRF CSE initiative.

Oct 09 2006

Standards For Comparison Shopping Engine Feeds

Standard data exchange formats designed to simplify online advertising were announced today in New York City at the annual convention of, the online division of the National Retail Federation. These standard formats will allow advertisers to send detailed product-level information to search engines more efficiently.