Wednesday, June 01, 2005

John Battelle's Searchblog: Forms and Feeds

John Battelle's Searchblog: Forms and Feeds:
"Russell is playing with adding forms to his feeds, based on thoughts from Scot. I like this idea. I've often wondered when RSS will be hacked to the point it sort of mutates into another variant of the browser - when it does, then publishers might see it as just another window into their world, and stop worrying about RSS and learn to love it. "

I dont like the idea. I want RSS to just be a stream of news that I can scan. I dont want no stinking forms, which might lead to other things like Flash/Animated images. I just want the news. If I like what you write, I'll visit your site, and watch all the flashy stuff and fill out the form and what not. This is a bad idea!

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...