RSS Atom wars

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The RSS Atom wars (or syndication wars) were a toxic plumbing debate about the merits of using Atom vs RSS that dragged in and distracted numerous high level web technologists from 2003-2007 while social silos (Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, etc.) emerged, rapidly innovated UX, and thus gained popular adoption.

War timeline

Articles during this time period help illustrate the tensions and conflicts:

Subsequent references

Subsequent posts/articles referencing the wars:

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