This is an effort to define a new common feed-syncing API protocol based (or not) on Google Reader. We recognise that we are many – many competing against each other – and many with conflicting agendas. But we come together here, putting aside our differences, to support RSS and the its ecosystem. Recognising that only by sharing a common platform can we make RSS easily consumable and help the average users … Read the full statement.
This aims to standardize all feed sync API initiatives.
Note: The documentation is preliminary.
- Voice your support. This endeavor requires broad support. It will only work if all major feed syncing platforms decide to cooperate on a new protocol. First step is to agree, that we are all working our way towards the same common goal.
- Join the mailing list and the discussion. It keeps you up-to-date. Plenty of good ideas have already been put forth and the discussions are well away.
- Contribute. How should the specifications look? Well, that’s for the developers of the protocol and you to decide. All submissions are encouraged. To submit a change, fork this repository, commit your changes and send a pull request.