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Randy Charles Morin blogs about Really Simple Syndication, RDF, FOAF, The Semantic Web and Social Software.
 
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Sun, 08 May 2005 14:28:15 GMT
Amazon RSS

I seem to be stuck on the term interesting thought, so here's another interesting thought. Goto Amazon.com. Search for star wars. Cut the URL. Open another browser session. Navigate to the URL and you get "Browser Bug?" In fact, if you click the star wars link I provide, then you'll see what I mean. Who writes this stuff? Now return to the original search results page. View source. Search the source for the term RSS. Not found. But they do have RSS. And they could easily write an XSLT to RSS their XML. All the pieces are there. But there's no auto-discovery and there's no orange XML buttons. No stock analyst is required to explain this.

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