Thanks, Jared, and thanks Nancy for asking. I was wondering, too Cindy --- Jared Wright <wright.jaredm@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Hi Nancy, RSS stands for "really simple syndication" > and is a method for retrieving content from various > locations on the internet from one destination. RSS > readers can be found as part of web portals like > Yahoo! or AOL or can be standalone applications. > Both Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 2 have > integrated RSS support. The real benefit of RSS is > that you can, from a home base of sorts, track > updates to as many sites as you like. For example, > on my yahoo! portal that is loaded up all with all > sorts of RSS feeds, I see the most recent headlines > from the associated press, PC World, ESPN, E! > Online, as well as many other official news sources > and smaller blogs that I follow. This way I don't > have to go to each site to see if they've updated > their content. It's all neatly organized for me > through RSS. If I see an update to a site or > location on the net that I'd like to read, I can > click the headline provided by the RSS reader to go > to the source of that headline's site and read the > article or feature in full. I hope this is a good > starting point; RSS has taken off into a technology > that's used for all sorts of things, so efficiently > summarizing it is getting more and more complicated. > > Jared > > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: Nancy Hill > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2006 11:18 AM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] RSS > > > Will someone please enlighten me re: RSS? I have > seen it mentioned a number of times, but I have no > idea what it is, if I have it, or what to do with > it. > > Thanks, > Nancy ____________________________________________________________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Everyone is raving about the all-new Yahoo! Mail beta. http://new.mail.yahoo.com To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.