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Saturday, December 27, 2008 by Dave Winer.

You heard it here first, this thing is great! Permalink to this paragraph

http://tweetree.com/davewiner  Permalink to this paragraph

It pulls in content it knows about like Flickr pics and YouTube videos so you can view inline. Permalink to this paragraph

It figures out the threading of replies (sort of) and displays them inline. Permalink to this paragraph

Other services they have direct support for: TwitPic, FriendFeed, Seesmic, Qik, Lala, Blip.fm, Xkcd. Permalink to this paragraph

It also figures out when you're pointing to a picture and sucks that in, and it gets the titles of web pages you point to. Permalink to this paragraph

And it's true to the design of your web page on twitter.com. Permalink to this paragraph

This is brilliant. Brilliant. Brilliant. Brilliant. Brilliant. And exactly what I asked for, which of course makes me happy!! Permalink to this paragraph

These guys are brilliant. Great stuff. They'll be rich next week so be nice to them. ;-> Permalink to this paragraph

Please don't sell this to Loic. ;-> ;-> ;-> Permalink to this paragraph

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Update #1: They need item-level permalinks, unless I'm missing something. 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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