Have you ever wondered how people keep up with news items on web sites without browsing each site every day? Well if the site provides a Rich Site Summary (RSS) service, then you can get a digest of the latest news by using a RSS client.
The main RISCOS Ltd site now provides a RSS summary of the most recent news items.
To use the service you need a RSS client. A PC based client is available from http://www.feedreader.com/ a RISC OS based client will be available shortly as part of the Select Scheme.
To view the RISCOS Ltd updates point your reader at http://www.riscos.com/cgi-bin/news.rssOther interesting sites which provide RSS summaries are
RSS is an XML based format for summarizing and providing links to news stories.
There are three main RSS formats in popular use :- 0.91, 1.0 and 2.0.
Further information about RSS can be found at:- http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2002/12/18/dive-into-xml.html