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Techblog: XML Syndication

Discussion in 'Techblog' started by PatronusCharm FeedBot, Jul 5, 2008.

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    PatronusCharm FeedBot RSS/Atom Feed Poster Bot

    Jan 6, 2008
    XML Syndication is a means of distributing content to other websites and users in a quick and easy format. It can be used to syndicate summaries of content, all content, updates, anything the creator needs to be passed out in a simple to use format. These are commonly known as 'feeds'. Most of you use them in some form or another. I'm sure most of you either have a feed reader, or useFirefox addons to do so, or even use iGoogle to load content from your favorite websites. PatronusCharm also has feeds. We use the Atom feed specification (as opposed to RSS) currently. Atom is a superior design, though not quite as widely used as RSS is. Most readers can handle both quite easily.

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