RSS Ping

Here’s something interesting:

RSS Ping logoRSS Ping combines RSS item metadata with site update information. It enhances the current ping specification, adding information about exactly what has been updated or published, with the notification that something has been updated. RSS Ping reduces the need to revisit or work done by aggregators and search engines when revisiting the publisher site after being pinged, to provide truly real-time updates for information on the Web.

For what I can make of it, it’s meant to extend the current ping standard by letting the ping server collect a so-called ‘payload’. The payload is nothing more than a feed with a single item. Therefore eliminating the need to collect the originating page or complete feed.

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One thought on “RSS Ping”

  1. I think that everything posted made a lot of sense.
    But, think about this, what if you added a little information? I mean, I don’t wish to tell you how to run your website, however suppose you
    added something that grabbed people’s attention? I mean RSS Ping | ThinkLemon is
    a little vanilla. You should look at Yahoo’s home page and note how they create news titles to grab viewers interested.
    You might add a video or a pic or two to get people excited about what you’ve written. In my opinion,
    it could bring your website a little bit more interesting.

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