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Fri, 05 Jun 2009 23:10:03 GMT and RSS

I'm very happy that, like it's predecessor, supports RSS. Any Web search (rss) has a very predictable RSS feed (rss). Simply add the format=rss parameter to any URI. This appears to be exactly what did, but I can't remember off hand.

I was surprised that all the RSS feeds got redirected to the equivalent HTML webpages. An extremely smart RSS client might be able to rediscover the RSS feed, but it would have been better had they permanently redirected the old RSS feeds to the equivalent RSS feeds. I'm sure they lost thousand, possibly millions of subscriptions because of this small failure. Something to remember, if you are into designing RSS search feeds.

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