Example of an RSS Feed

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This example of an RSS feed - which is essentially metadata - and uses the RSS 1.0 format, which is based on RDF. RSS 0.9 and RSS 2.0 use a different format, as does Atom.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns="http://purl.org/rss/1.0/" xmlns:taxo="http://purl.org/rss/1.0/modules/taxonomy/" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:syn="http://purl.org/rss/1.0/modules/syndication/" xmlns:admin="http://webns.net/mvcb/" > <channel rdf:about="http://www.smiffysplace.com/mss/aggie.pl"> <title>Aggie Aggregator - Current Items</title> <link>http://www.smiffysplace.com/mss/aggie.pl</link> <description>Matthew Smith's Aggie the Aggregator; an experimental Open Source RSS aggregator designed with accessibility in mind.</description> <dc:creator>Aggie the Aggregator</dc:creator> <items> <rdf:Seq> <rdf:li rdf:resource="http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/health/4491538.stm" /> <rdf:li rdf:resource="http://www.sciam.com/askexpert_question.cfm?articleID=0000E4BE-FFF5-138D-BFF583414B7F0000&amp;ref=rss" /> <rdf:li rdf:resource="http://www.wired.com/news/medtech/0,1286,69751,00.html?tw=rss.TOP" /> <rdf:li rdf:resource="http://blog.sciam.com/index.php?title=currents_in_climate_change&amp;more=1&amp;c=1&amp;tb=1&amp;pb=1&amp;ref=rss" /> <rdf:li rdf:resource="http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,1282,69752,00.html?tw=rss.TOP" /> <rdf:li rdf:resource="http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/sci/tech/4500106.stm" /> <rdf:li rdf:resource="http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=916" /> <rdf:li rdf:resource="http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?chanID=sa003&amp;articleID=000C6A2A-CDD0-1390-8DD083414B7F0000&amp;ref=rss" /> <rdf:li rdf:resource="http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/sci/tech/4499722.stm" /> <rdf:li rdf:resource="http://www.wired.com/news/medtech/0,1286,69701,00.html?tw=rss.TOP" /> <rdf:li rdf:resource="http://www.wired.com/news/medtech/0,1286,69750,00.html?tw=rss.TOP" /> </rdf:Seq> </items> </channel> <item rdf:about="http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/health/4491538.stm"> <title>'Copying' nerves broken in autism</title> <link>http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/health/4491538.stm</link> <description>Abnormal activity in neurons that help people imitate others may underlie some social deficits found in autism.</description> <dc:publisher>BBC News _ Science&#47;Nature _ UK Edition http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/sci/tech/default.stm</dc:publisher> </item> <item rdf:about="http://www.sciam.com/askexpert_question.cfm?articleID=0000E4BE-FFF5-138D-BFF583414B7F0000&amp;ref=rss"> <title>Ask the Experts: How do electric eels generate a voltage and why do they not get shocked in the proc</title> <link>http://www.sciam.com/askexpert_question.cfm?articleID=0000E4BE-FFF5-138D-BFF583414B7F0000&amp;ref=rss</link> <dc:publisher>Scientific American _ Official RSS Feed http://www.sciam.com/</dc:publisher> </item> <item rdf:about="http://www.wired.com/news/medtech/0,1286,69751,00.html?tw=rss.TOP"> <title>Bird Flu Hype Infects Biotech</title> <link>http://www.wired.com/news/medtech/0,1286,69751,00.html?tw=rss.TOP</link> <description>Leading scientists now say a new flu pandemic is not so likely. But it pays to develop a vaccine stockpile -- the Feds are granting big bucks and biotech stock prices are soaring -- even though the SARS vaccine they rushed through will sit on the shelf.</description> <dc:publisher>Wired News: Top Stories http://www.wired.com/</dc:publisher> </item> <item rdf:about="http://blog.sciam.com/index.php?title=currents_in_climate_change&amp;more=1&amp;c=1&amp;tb=1&amp;pb=1&amp;ref=rss"> <title>Blog: Currents in Climate Change</title> <link>http://blog.sciam.com/index.php?title=currents_in_climate_change&amp;more=1&amp;c=1&amp;tb=1&amp;pb=1&amp;ref=rss</link> <dc:publisher>Scientific American _ Official RSS Feed http://www.sciam.com/</dc:publisher> </item> <item rdf:about="http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,1282,69752,00.html?tw=rss.TOP"> <title>Cozy Blanket for Disaster Victims</title> <link>http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,1282,69752,00.html?tw=rss.TOP</link> <description>A lightweight, soft, non-woven blanket that sheds water, dries quickly and keeps a person warm or cool as needed is shipping from a South Carolina company to disaster areas around the world.</description> <dc:publisher>Wired News: Top Stories http://www.wired.com/</dc:publisher> </item> <item rdf:about="http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/sci/tech/4500106.stm"> <title>Europe debates its space goals</title> <link>http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/sci/tech/4500106.stm</link> <description>Ministers from 17 European nations meet in Berlin to map out Europe's space activities over the next decade.</description> <dc:publisher>BBC News _ Science&#47;Nature _ UK Edition http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/sci/tech/default.stm</dc:publisher> </item> <item rdf:about="http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=916"> <title>Malware Analysis Quiz 5, (Mon, Dec 5th)</title> <link>http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=916</link> <dc:publisher> SANS Internet Storm Center_ InfoCON: green http://isc.sans.org</dc:publisher> </item> <item rdf:about="http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?chanID=sa003&amp;articleID=000C6A2A-CDD0-1390-8DD083414B7F0000&amp;ref=rss"> <title>News: Lack of "Mirror Neurons" May Help Explain Autism</title> <link>http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?chanID=sa003&amp;articleID=000C6A2A-CDD0-1390-8DD083414B7F0000&amp;ref=rss</link> <dc:publisher>Scientific American _ Official RSS Feed http://www.sciam.com/</dc:publisher> </item> <item rdf:about="http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/sci/tech/4499722.stm"> <title>Poison gas 'caused' great dying</title> <link>http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/sci/tech/4499722.stm</link> <description>The Earth's greatest mass extinction was probably caused by poisonous volcanic gas, a study suggests.</description> <dc:publisher>BBC News _ Science&#47;Nature _ UK Edition http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/sci/tech/default.stm</dc:publisher> </item> <item rdf:about="http://www.wired.com/news/medtech/0,1286,69701,00.html?tw=rss.TOP"> <title>Printing Organs on Demand</title> <link>http://www.wired.com/news/medtech/0,1286,69701,00.html?tw=rss.TOP</link> <description>New techniques could eventually allow scientists to create skin grafts, livers for transplants and other organs on special printers with bio-ink and bio-paper. By Rachel Metz.</description> <dc:publisher>Wired News: Top Stories http://www.wired.com/</dc:publisher> </item> <item rdf:about="http://www.wired.com/news/medtech/0,1286,69750,00.html?tw=rss.TOP"> <title>Tell a Doc: 24-Hour Phone Doctors</title> <link>http://www.wired.com/news/medtech/0,1286,69750,00.html?tw=rss.TOP</link> <description>Ever want to just call a doctor in the middle of the night and get some answers, maybe even a prescription? The medical industry is scrutinizing companies that provide such a service.</description> <dc:publisher>Wired News: Top Stories http://www.wired.com/</dc:publisher> </item> </rdf:RDF>