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Oh happy day!?

Wednesday, July 02, 2008 by Dave Winer.

A picture named keet.jpgA Twitter clone that's all-the-way open? Permalink to this paragraph

Did Christmas come early this year? Permalink to this paragraph

http://identi.ca/doc/faq  Permalink to this paragraph

Marshall has a writeupPermalink to this paragraph

I am dave over there. Follow me! Permalink to this paragraph

First thing --> looking for an API. Permalink to this paragraph

It supports the OpenMicroBlogging protocol, which I had not heard about until now. Permalink to this paragraph

evan appears to be the author of the software, or at least the authority on it. Permalink to this paragraph

From the FAQ, it will support the Twitter API, but doesn't yet. There is RSS here, but I haven't found it yet. Permalink to this paragraph

Here's the RSS. http://identi.ca/dave/all/rss Just add "/rss" after anything. Permalink to this paragraph

I've hooked it up to FriendFeed, but it looks (much) less than optimal (and I'm being kind). They really need to work on the RSS, it's the first really lame thing I've seen in identi.ca. Permalink to this paragraph


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A picture named dave.jpgDave Winer, 53, pioneered the development of weblogs, syndication (RSS), podcasting, outlining, and web content management software; former contributing editor at Wired Magazine, research fellow at Harvard Law School, entrepreneur, and investor in web media companies. A native New Yorker, he received a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, a Bachelor's in Mathematics from Tulane University and currently lives in Berkeley, California.

"The protoblogger." - NY Times.

"The father of modern-day content distribution." - PC World.

One of BusinessWeek's 25 Most Influential People on the Web.

"Helped popularize blogging, podcasting and RSS." - Time.

"The father of blogging and RSS." - BBC.

"RSS was born in 1997 out of the confluence of Dave Winer's 'Really Simple Syndication' technology, used to push out blog updates, and Netscape's 'Rich Site Summary', which allowed users to create custom Netscape home pages with regularly updated data flows." - Tim O'Reilly.

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