RSS Feeds in Digital Gardens

First published:

Last Edited:

Number of edits:

initial considerations, no feedback from anyone else with a long-term view on feeds or digital gardens

Even though I think It's a pity that RSS feeds are fading away , and I do think blogs must implement feeds in order to keep open the possibilities of inter-connecting content, I wonder what is the role of a feed on a digital garden . In the same way I think comments on digital gardens are a topic to reflect upon, feeds do not necessarily represent what a digital garden is.

I thought about implementing a partial feed, for example by adding only articles listed on the homepage. However, this makes the feed very partial, and creates an implicit 'write-edit-publish' cycle that I was trying to avoid (see lower the barrier to writing , lower the barrier to publishing ).

Feeds, on the other hand, are a very simple way of creating inter-domain transclusions . However, I wonder whether each note should have a separated feed, so we could connect to very specific updates, perhaps with a gittish flavor. Combining this with webmentions could become an incredible powerful tool, without the need for centralizing information.


These are the other notes that link to this one.

Nothing links here, how did you reach this page then?


Share your thoughts on this note
Aquiles Carattino
Aquiles Carattino
This note you are reading is part of my digital garden. Follow the links to learn more, and remember that these notes evolve over time. After all, this website is not a blog.
© 2021 Aquiles Carattino
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
Privacy Policy