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Re: Sad news regarding google reader



If you haven't heard, Google is shutting down Google Reader on July 1.
Maybe it'll keep on chugging and just not be supported, but I don't
think this is the case. I doubt Google has done much to support Google
Reader in the last few years anyway. I think this is more of a retasking
of the compute services used to serve up Google Reader. I haven't heard
of it being integrated into any other services. The rumor is that RSS is
considered irrelevant now and Google is trying to drive more traffic
into social networking offerings like Google Plus. I think our hope is
that someone else will provide a similar service with the same open
API's Google Reader used.


On 21/03/13 01:39, D.J.J. Ring, Jr. wrote:
> What sad news!  I use google reader every day.  I hope if that is the
> case, they integrate it into something else.
> 
> I also use www.google.com/ig <http://www.google.com/ig> customized
> google home page - I can get all my bookmarks no matter where I am in
> the world and other things right there where I need them.  Google said
> that was going to go, but it is still there and I use it all the time.
> 
> Oh, what a cruel world!
> 
> David
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> On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 2:06 AM, Tim Cross <tcross@une.edu.au
> <mailto:tcross@une.edu.au>> wrote:
> 
> 
>     Is anyone else as disappointed as me about the news Google plans to
>     retire
>     reader soon? I've really enjoyed using google reader since Raman
>     added the
>     greader client.
> 
>     Any recommendations on other good RSS readers/aggregators for emacs
>     which
>     provides similar functionality to greader?
> 
>     Tim
> 
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