RSS: The Persistent Protocol
AUGUST 15, 2018
We made some of the early investments in companies built around RSS, including FeedBurner and NewsGator. RSS is a brilliant, and very durable, protocol. The original creators of the protocol had great vision, but the history and evolution of RSS were filled with challenges and controversy. RSS Feed Readers mostly vanished, and the feed became the “Twitter feed.” I’ve been using RSS continuously for over a decade as my primary source of information.