Linked by Kroc Camen on Sun 16th Jan 2011 13:52 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones A mini-tempest has been raging across the web with anger at Mozilla for removing the RSS icon from the Firefox 4 toolbar by default (and moving it to the bookmarks menu). This has been going on for a couple of weeks now, and I had avoided writing about it on OSNews since the recent furore is often cited to have begun around a personal blog post I wrote, but now things have come to an impasse: "No matter how loudly you shout, what you see in the beta with regard to the feed auto-discovery button is what will ship in Firefox 4". When Mozilla can say they are open to input, but refuse to change in the face of near universal disagreement, we all lose, not just me.
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RE[2]: No longer using it
by miscz on Sun 16th Jan 2011 17:49 UTC in reply to "RE: No longer using it"
miscz
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2005-07-17

RSS = VCR for the internet news. I too think that RSS is quite popular, mostly thanks to Google Reader. I can read news at home, on my phone etc. It all syncs perfectly thanks to dozens of utilities that support Reader.

tl;dr
Google Reader is awesome.

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