As the developer of one of the more popular RSS readers, I probably should get involved in the discussion but that is one quagmire I really don't want to enter
Brent Simmons sums up my feelings on the matter pretty well. In a nutshell, if and when this new format is standardized and people want to use it, Awasu will support it.
Blogging is about communication and social networks. I'd like to see a bit more of that and a little less of the vitriol