RSS Bandwidth Worries

The latest worries of RSS is that it’s becoming way too popular, way too fast. With aggregators given free reign to grab a site’s feeds pretty much as often as it wants, that can make a super-popular site’s bandwidth costs skyrocket. ‘RSS Doesn’t Scale!’ cry the Chicken Littles.
Regular Sucking Schedule is a new blog devoted to the entire subject of containing out of control feed distribution.
They currently feature a tutorial on how feed publishers and feed aggregator developers can tweak their servers and software to reduce bandwidth consumption.

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