RSS has a troubled enough history already with respect to "standards compliance," but the trend for RSS aggregators leave bogus referrer information is becoming immensely irritating.
Clay Shirky says that micropayments are doomed because
Micropayments have been widely predicted to be the future of making online publishing pay. But according to Clay Shirky, they're doomed to fail.
A group of web developers has produced a proposal for RSS 1.0, the next generation of the lightweight headline syndication format originally devised for My Netscape.
Just as memories of Pointcast and push technology were beginning to fade, one group of analysts says push has a future.
Rael Dornfest from O'Reilly has announced Meerkat 1.4, the latest version of his headline service, which allows you to synthesize custom newsfeeds for your sites.
RSS is probably the best known metadata format around. RDF
is probably one of the least understood. In this
essay, published on my O'Reilly Network weblog, I argue
that the next generation of RSS should be based on RDF.
After a period of dormancy, the Syndication
mailing list has become active again, with contributions
from leaders in traditional media and Web syndication.
Whatever you're publishing on the web, your site name is the most valuable asset you have, according to Carl Steadman.
Jesse Berst proposes that Gnutella, Napster,
and their distributed architectures may
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