Introduction to RSS
Mark Nottingham has written an excellent introduction to RSS titled RSS Tutorial for Content Publishers and Webmasters. RSS is, if you were wondering, the syndication method that can be used to keep track of recent news, or weblog updates.
To say that RSS is tremendously important is understating the case. It supports an amazingly large and diverse peer-group that spreads news and opinion very efficiently across the globe. RSS also has many interesting implications in how corporate KM and CM solutions should be built.
Of course, like all good things, it started simple and became more complex. Particularly when politics became involved. This article also helps to clarify where the different versions of RSS are at, and how they relate…
[Thanks to Simon Willison's Weblog.]