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It's been a big development week in RssCloudLand

Saturday, August 15, 2009 by Dave Winer.

The beta release of the Twitter Subscriptions List app for your desktop. Permalink to this paragraph

Next thing up on my release plate, a version of River2 that fully supports rssCloud. Permalink to this paragraph

Lifehacker: Backup and Search Your Friends' Tweets with Google Reader Permalink to this paragraph

Educer: "Google Reader is almost a full fledged Twitter client." Permalink to this paragraph

Twitter clients -- time to start thinking about two-way RSS support.  Permalink to this paragraph

Two-way RSS support in Twitter clients means they read real-time RSS feeds, and they generate them. A backup against Twitter's failure. Permalink to this paragraph

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A picture named dave.jpgDave Winer, 54, 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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