Superfeedr's tumbling!

Probably the time to consider open source something that mostly we take from is over. Many companies should follow the example of Google and other companies, using workforce for OSS software development and security.
. It has gotten harder, not easier, to innovate on the Internet with the smartphone emerging as the platform of choice vs the desktop browser.
That’s not a problem, because Superfeedr obviously can deal with that very well too, thanks to our fragment subscriptions, and here this is a perfect example to illustrate how it works. We’re basically re-using the # element of topic URLs to indicate which part of an HTML page you’re subscribing to.
The problem is that these are details that don’t interest the business person considering using HTML5. All they hear is experts complaining and bickering and saying that offline HTML5 doesn’t work. Which isn’t true. It doesn’t work perfectly, but nothing on the web ever does
Putting work into a product that is profitable is a lot of fun. I’m pleased that something I put hundreds of hours and thousands of commits into is enjoyed and used by other users. I hope that Go Read continues to be useful and valuable enough to others that they are happy to pay for it.
Let’s reclaim the internet. It’s ours, not theirs.
This update didn’t initially include page build events, but now it appears that it does. This is great news because it means that it is way easier to enable pubsubhubbub(PuSH) on a Github pages built blog.
For every shutdown of RSS feeds by a big company, an indie product such as Feedly, NewsBlur, Feed Wrangler, FeedPress, and Unread shows up.
If the people who call themselves the Indieweb can get uptake for the formats they would like to replace RSS with, then everyone will support them. Until then, we use what works — for us. And that should not preclude people from working together.
Twitter may be down, but blogs (and RSS) are up. While an individual blog may go down, blogs in general are always up.
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