Rss Advisory Board

Happy Birthday, You Old RSS Advisory Board

The RSS Advisory Board just turned 20. It was launched on July 18, 2003 -- the same day Harvard was given the RSS specification and released it under Creative Commons for the board to manage. I became a member 10 months later and have been one since then, often as the chairman and always as the webmaster. The brouhaha last month over the W3C republishing the RSS 2.0 specification was the first in a long time. There used to be more drama around RSS than on The Young and The Restless, but ... (read more)