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Tuesday, March 06, 2007 by Dave Winer.

A picture named myNetscape.gifMy.Netscape, the first RSS-aware net application, makes a comeback. Tech bloggers miss the significance. They say it's just a rehash of Netvibes. If they had been aware of how RSS came to be, they would realize that it's the other way around, Netvibes is a reprise of My.NetscapePermalink to this paragraph

Here's an example of the value of future-safe archives. In February 1999, over eight years ago, I saved a screen shot of My Netscape viewing the pre-RSS syndication of Scripting News. I ran a Davenet piece commemorating the event. Permalink to this paragraph

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