This kind of breaking news is just too good NOT to blog about. Google, Yahoo AND MSN have all teamed up to support a standard sitemap protocol. WPW has a video interview with Vanessa Fox and Tim Mayer up that discusses this decision.
I continue with my little foray into interviews. In all honesty, on the subject of SEO and SEM, I'm not really going to come up with any information that you can't find by researching. I have my opinions, of course, but I find that if you want to know the facts, you ask the experts.
So, I asked another expert. Here's my interview with Brian Mark.