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October 21, 2002 3:36 AM


This is purely anecdotal evidence, but it's worth spewing on a blog. I mentioned to my pretty well dialed-in older brother that XML/RSS requests on this site are generally outpacing shtml requests, and he had no clue what the hell I was talking about. I explained RSS to him and he still thought my statement was meaning less. finally I said...
Remember when the web was getting really big? Well, this is sort of like that, but earlier in the process, and excluding graphics on purpose.
And it still didn't really mean much to him. I can hardly blame him too, because what really matters to most people on the net these days is the browser. It's the blog/web-addicts who find value in aggregating RSS feeds.

5 years ago I asked myself how the business community would figure out how to use the web in commercial applications. Today I ask myself the same thing about RSS and the applications that aggregate it.

[ps, it's really busy time for me right now and blog entries might be a bit slow for a while]