See RSS in Computer
(Really Simple Syndication) A syndication format that was developed by Netscape in 1999 and became very popular for aggregating updates to blogs and the news sites. RSS has also stood for "Rich Site Summary" and "RDF Site Summary." See syndication format for details on the RSS syndication process. See blog and podcast.
RSS 1.0 and RSS 2.0
There are two lineages of RSS. RSS 1.0 conforms to the W3C's RDF specification and was released from the RSS-DEV Working Group in 2000 (see RDF). RSS 2.0, which evolved from Netscape's Versions 0.90 and 0.91, was released by Harvard Law School in 2003.