||Two main types of
aggregators: web-based aggregators and desktop/software
aggregators. Web-based aggregators allow individuals
to subscribe to feeds online and read feeds
in a web browser. Desktop aggregators are
software programs installed locally that updates
when feeds are updated. The aggregator shows
new information and allow for users to read
||An XML-based file format. Although
Atom is not the same as RSS, it has similar
functions. FeedForAll will convert Atom feeds
to RSS v2 feeds.
||Blog is short for
weblog. A weblog is a journal that is frequently
updated and intended for general public consumption.
Blogs generally represent the personality
of the author or the Web site.
||An xml file containing
headlines and descriptions also called news
feed, content feed, xml feed or web feed.
the formatting of feeds to ensure that they
are correctly formed.
||OPML an XML-based
format that allows exchange of outline-structured
information between applications running on
different operating systems and environments.
Framework.The frameworks for RSS version 1.
Unfortunately the RSS v1 format is quite different
from all other RSS versions.
||Really Simple Syndication or
Rich Site Summary
for additional detail see what
supply information or content for simultaneous
publications in several periodicals or web
||An online journal or diary that
is frequently updated (also referred to as
||eXtensible Markup Language.
RSS is based on XML.