Calling all feeble techies (like me), here is some easy to read information on RSS and XML:
Before you go any further, realize this: RSS is really simple. Just because it is an acronym doesnâ€™t mean that itâ€™s complicated. Donâ€™t get scared away, thereâ€™s really nothing to it. I said it was an acronym, but depending on who you ask and what version of RSS you are speaking about, it may stand for Really Simple Syndication, Rich Site Summary, RDF Site Summary, or a variation on one of those.
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