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Joel, With all the buzz on RSS these days I'm curious what you think of it.
I see references to it being the best of email and the web combined, yet I dont agree, am I missing something ?

And what happened to AskJoel?

Paul
Monday, May 31, 2004

Joel has an rss feed: http://www.joelonsoftware.com/rss.xml

Somorone
Monday, May 31, 2004

For Ask Joel, a simple search yields:

http://discuss.fogcreek.com/joelonsoftware/default.asp?cmd=show&ixPost=142266&ixReplies=9

Brad Wilson (dotnetguy.techieswithcats.com)
Tuesday, June 01, 2004

I keep track of ~150 sources of information with a syndication reader. 

Unlike email I don't get spam - I choose what I receive.

Unlike the web I don't have to guess what's new - I get notified only of new (or changed if I so desire) information.

That doesn't mean the browser isn't the place I go to look up new information or follow up on articles, it merely means that for a certain subset of my daily information intake I prefer a syndication reader because it allows me to focus on the information sources I want without much overhead or wasted effort.

My suggestion is to give it a try and see what you think of it.  You won't know if it works for the way you digest information unless you try it out.

Lou
Tuesday, June 01, 2004

What are your favorite RSS feeds?????

http://www.wilwheaton.net/mt/index.xml

Gen'xer
Tuesday, June 01, 2004

http://www.bloglines.com

You install nothing, just use your browser

//jorge
Wednesday, June 02, 2004

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