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Tuesday, 1 July 2003

Clay on the project-formerly-known-as-Echo

Clay Shirky has an excellent post in m2m on the development taking place on an alternative to RSS for weblog syndication. In addition to discussing the importance of the work itself, he’s done an excellent job of convincing me of why wikis can in fact be valuable in specific contexts.

However, I continue to be frustrated by the lack of consistency in wiki punctuation standards, which I’ll address in my own m2m post sometime real soon now.

Posted at 4:33 PM in: technology

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How the use of a Wiki is influencing the Echo process from jdb cyberspace on July 2, 2003 6:09 AM
Excerpt: Some of you might have noticed that theres a project going on to replace todays RSS formats with a format everyone can agree upon. Yesterday...
Comment from Shelley on July 3, 2003 3:17 PM (Permalink to Comment)

Now, now. This isn't an alternative to RSS. This is just a new data effort for weblogging, which will just so happen to have a syndication format that people _might_ want to use in place of RSS.

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