Patent Applications in the RSS space

It’s always fun when a story hits the blogosphere while you’re stuck on a plane. 🙂 This will be short, because I’m connecting over a 14.4K modem line (I have the deepest sympathy for folks who still do this every day!), but I just want to say a few basic things about the RSS-related patent applications mentioned in…

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Enclosure Download

A while ago I posted details about the RSS Platform Download Engine. That post focused on downloading of feeds, but did not include additional details on enclosure downloads.   Enclosures are, as most readers know, files that are “attached” to items in an RSS feed. Typically, a publisher will include a reference to a…

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Windows Vista and Feeds

As noted pretty much everywhere on the web, Windows Vista launched (for businesses) last week. Windows Vista includes IE7 and the Windows RSS Platform, and is therefore the first Windows operating system to ship with built-in support for RSS (and the first OS of any kind to have RSS support built-in as a native platform component). Windows Vista…

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