Group 11-3 - RSS Joseph Lorich Tommy Williams What Is RSS?...

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Unformatted text preview: RSS Joseph Lorich Tommy Williams What Is RSS? Really Simple Syndication A type of web feed Web Feeds Online collections of meta-data relating to content on a specific site Generally XML-Based Documents Can include titles, descriptions, links, thumbnails, etc. Designed to be interpreted by computers, not read directly by people. Often browsers auto-translate feeds into a more readable format. History RSS has had many different names and format specifications. The basic idea of creating meta-data pages about websites was created in 1995 by Ramanathan Guha at Apple computer. This was called the Meta Content Framework Later, while working at Netscape, Guha created the RDF Site Summary format for use on my.netscape.com This was based on RDF (Resource Description Framework) model, but geared toward websites. History In July 1999 Dan Libby produced a new version, RSS 0.91 This removed the RDF elements and incorporated ideas from Dave Winer's scriptingNews syndication format...
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2011 for the course EEL 3531 taught by Professor Llewelyn during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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Group 11-3 - RSS Joseph Lorich Tommy Williams What Is RSS?...

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