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The Rise and Demise of RSS
This version of events is far too kind to Winer.
He has done as much to sabotage RSS as promote it.
RSS is for sharing but only _his_ way. q.v. 17 U.S.C. 101, et seq.

Winer, in a message to me, said that he was not trying to control RSS and just wanted to use it in his products.
Rot and rubbish.

Ask Tim OReilly or Rogers Cadenhead, both of whom were once staunch defenders of Winer, what their lasting impression of him is.
Or work backwards from "17 U.S.C. 101, et seq...
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5 weeks ago by po
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