RSS - Really Simple Syndication - However, Netscape lost...
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However, Netscape lost interest in the RSS/XML at a time when its use became widespread. This abandonment of some sorts prompted various users to set up a working group and mailing list just to keep the usage of RSS going. Since then, several modifications have been introduced to make RSS better.
How it works
To make RSS work, a website owner maintains a standard list of notifications, commonly called the RSS Feed, on their site.
The RSS Feed allows users interested on the particular site to find out what's new or what have been changed by simply checking out the list. One can then automatically access the list and have it organized with the help of special computer programs known as the RSS aggregators.
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