RE: RSS feed: interpreting XML

Subject: RE: RSS feed: interpreting XML
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: Mark Giffin <mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net>, "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 22 May 2013 10:47:25 -0700

Mark Giffin wrote:

> You need to use an RSS feed reader like Google Reader. But don't use
> Google Reader because it is dying in a month or so. There are many feed
> readers. I have been using the Feedly reader, which is a plugin to the
> Firefox browser. It also has mobile apps for Android and iOS.

To provide a little more information for those new to syndication: Don't click the RSS icon (which points your browser to that URL), right-click it. If your browser has a feed reader add-in/plugin, you might get a "subscribe to" option on the right-click menu. Otherwise, copy the URL. In your feed reader, do whatever you do to add a new feed, pasting in the copied URL as the feed address.

BTW, if you're using Outlook, it has a feed reader built in. In Outlook 2010, your mailbox should contain an RSS Feeds folder. Right-click it and select Add New RSS Feed. In the dialog, paste the copied URL and click Add.

HTH!

Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
303-223-5111
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rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom
303-903-6372
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References:
RSS feed: interpreting XML: From: Chris Morton
RE: RSS feed: interpreting XML: From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: RSS feed: interpreting XML: From: Mark Giffin

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