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RSS is still the backbone of podcasts no matter how much Apple likes to make people think any different.

@art We shouldn't have called it "pod"casts. Naming them after the iPod just makes Apple think they need to own it!

@alcinnz @art Like it or not, the iTunes rss spec is the backbone of podcast feeds, cause RSS is stuck at 2004 by itself.

@alatiera @art I've seen some podcasts that use that spec, some that don't.

Though the only reason I've looked is that I've been implementing webfeed UIs.

@javi @art I'm sorry, I don't know how. Maybe the most feasible thing would be to start abbreviating it to "casts", I'm not sure.

@alcinnz @javi
I often refer to audio podcasts as "Radio shows". 😅

@art @alcinnz Totally valid too :D I guess they're just radio shows on demand, you're right!

@alcinnz
Hey, we tried to stop it. I became a raving lunatic back when it was happening, but no one cared, because everyone else just had iPods/iTunes and couldn't fathom anything else.
@art

@art not just Apple but even sites like medium I guess.
Also your videos are fun. Watching them before you turn them French.. 😝

@art RSS: another "dead' tech that I use every day and still seems to be near-ubiquitous.

@art RSS should still be the backbone of so many things. Most content-consumption in fact.

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