• My Thoughts on Reading Lists

    Dave Winer has been thinking about, and recently writing about, a new idea: Reading Lists. OPML is a really useful file structure that just about everyone who uses a feed aggregator, like bloglines, is already using without necessarily knowing it. Most readers keep subscribed feeds for a user in OPML format, for easy importing and exporting. If you export your OPML feed you get a XML file of… Read More

  • OPML Experiment – Version 2.0

    Our OPML experiment with Dave Winer (listen to Dave’s podcast here too) has captured the attention of a bunch of people, and new applications to leverage directories of blogs are being created by some really smart people. Here’s what we have so far: On September 29, 2005, I created the OPML directory of TechCrunch posts that you can see on the sidebar of Scripting.com. This was… Read More

  • Dave Winer's Purple Cow – the OPML Editor

    Product: OPML Editor
    Founder: Dave Winer Dave Winer has been working on outlining software for over 20 years. Check out his OPML Editor (OPML stands for Outline Processor Markup Language) that has recently come out of private beta – people are using it for everything from writing and updating simple to-do lists to creating and editing blogs. It’s extremely versatile and it’s… Read More

  • BAR Camp & OPML Roadshow

    What a great weekend to be in the bay area: BAR Camp on Friday-Sunday: For those of us not invited to Foo Camp this year, there is an alternative which looks to be equally (or more) exciting: BAR Camp. No invitation required. It’s not anti-Foo Camp, it’s just different. I’m looking forward to attending (and blogging) about the event. As Ross Mayfield says, “The… Read More