Google Reader's Birth!
Wetherell is determined to start a low-tech folklore-a-like about Google Reader. He drug me into the mix in Chapter 1. I would like to clairfy a few points:
I reeled at the thought of parsing 9 incompatible versions of RSS some of which were so badly generated by tools of the day that XML parsers threw up when they ran across them. "Are you freaking nuts?" I asked him.
It took me about two seconds to tell Chris: "Let me just make a tool that gives you everything as Atom."