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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Introduction

    1. What Is Content Syndication?

    2. A Short History

    3. Why Syndicate Your Content?

    4. Legal Implications

  2. Chapter 2 Content-Syndication Architecture

    1. Information Flow and Other Metaphors

    2. And at the Other End

    3. Structuring the Feed Itself

    4. Serving RSS

  3. Chapter 3 The Main Standards

    1. RSS 0.91

    2. RSS 0.92

    3. RSS 2.0

    4. RSS 1.0

  4. Chapter 4 RSS 0.91 and 0.92 (Really Simple Syndication)

    1. RSS 0.91

    2. RSS 0.92

    3. Creating RSS 0.9x Feeds

    4. Once You Have Created Your Simple RSS Feed

  5. Chapter 5 Richer Metadata and RDF

    1. Metadata in RSS 0.9x

    2. Resource Description Framework

    3. RDF in XML

  6. Chapter 6 RSS 1.0 (RDF Site Summary)

    1. Walking Through an RSS 1.0 document

    2. The Specification in Detail

    3. Creating RSS 1.0 Feeds

  7. Chapter 7 RSS 1.0 Modules

    1. Module Status

  8. Chapter 8 RSS 2.0 (Simply Extensible)

    1. The Specification in Detail

    2. Module Support Within RSS 2.0

    3. Producing RSS 2.0 with Blogging Tools

  9. Chapter 9 Using Feeds

    1. Using RSS Feeds Inside Another Site

    2. Other Outputs and Selective Parsing

  10. Chapter 10 Directories, Web Aggregators, and Desktop Readers

    1. Directories: Introducing Syndic8

    2. Web Aggregators: Introducing Meerkat

    3. Desktop Readers

  11. Chapter 11 Developing New Modules

    1. Namespaces and Modules with RSS 2.0

    2. Case Study: mod_Book

    3. Extending Your Desktop Reader

    4. Introducing AmphetaDesk

  12. Chapter 12 Publish and Subscribe

    1. Introducing Publish and Subscribe

    2. Rolling Your Own: LinkPimp PubSub

    3. LinkpimpClient.pl

  1. Appendix The XML You Need for RSS

    1. What Is XML?

    2. Anatomy of an XML Document

    3. Tools for Processing XML

  2. Appendix Useful Sites and Software

    1. Specification Documents

    2. Mailing Lists

    3. Validators

    4. Desktop Readers

  3. Colophon