Google aiming at improved podcast quality with discoverability incentives for properly formatted RSS feeds with better feed content. https://support.google.com/podcast-publishers/thread/120525009/upcoming-changes-in-google-podcasting-requirements?hl=en
Sending as much positive vibes as possible to @tomrossi7 and the Buzzsprout crew. Just read about the DoS attack.
@dave Is there a time period for the first phase comment on the namespace update? I think you mentioned wanting to do that. A "call for comment" period will help get as many voices as possible (and adoption). Submission form or link to the Git repo would be helpful. We'll do our best to get the word out. I believe Apple has been working on some new ones for instance.
Intended for all stake holders of podcasting who are interested in improving the eco system