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Microsoft may drop proposed RSS name

A well-known Microsoft weblogger downplayed the proposed use of a new name for RSS (Really Simple Syndication) in the next version of Internet Explorer following several days of intense discussion about the notion of rebranding RSS in the weblog community.

In an interview yesterday, Robert Scoble, a Microsoft technical evangelist and writer of a popular weblog, or blog, about the software company, said Microsoft had not made a final decision on whether it would rename RSS as “Web feeds” in the final version of IE 7, as it has in the beta version of the Web browser software.

Read the complete story. (Computerworld)