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Atom syndication formatAn XML-based syndication format that is used to publish headlines of the latest updates on blogs and websites for retrieval by users and other sites. Based on RSS 2.0, Atom was turned over to the IETF for standardization. Most newsreaders support Atom along with the traditional RSS formats. See hAtom, syndication format and RSS.
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The Atom Syndication Format
is intended to replace RSS and its variants.
Apache Abdera is an effort to produce a high-performance and functionally complete implementation of the IETF Atom Syndication Format
and Atom Publishing Protocol specifications.
NewsGator retrieves news from news sites, weblogs, newsgroups, and other information sources that support the RSS or Atom syndication formats
, and automatically integrates the news items into Microsoft Outlook.