RSS XML Atom
Atom is a format for offering news and other periodic content on the
Internet. It builds on the foundation that RSS established. See
http://www.atomenabled.org/ for more
Outline Processor Markup Language. This type of file is commonly
used to share news feed subscriptions. See
http://www.opml.org/ for more information.
Really Simple Syndication or
RDF Site Summary.
"RSS is a format for syndicating news and the content of
news-like sites, including major news sites like Wired, news-oriented community
sites like Slashdot, and personal weblogs." - Mark Pilgrim
http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2002/12/18/dive-into-xml.html for more information.
Uniform Resource Locator. URLs specify the location of a document
on the Internet. You are likely familiar with seeing URLs when browsing the Web.
A URL looks like http://www.jyte.com/.
URLs for news feeds often end in .rss, .rdf, .atom,
or .xml. See
http://www.w3.org/Addressing/#background for more information.