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October 2003

October 27, 2003

Finishing the First Round

This is a response to John's last and final article regarding the "Death of e-Mail Debate". It seems John has had enough of our little battle and to tell you the truth, in a way, I've had enough as well ... just probably not in a manner you would expect. But more on that in the next article ...

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The Death of eMail Debate: My Final Comments

Rather than continue the exchange ad infinitum, I am going to make some final comments to summarize my own views on this discussion and then move on to other topics. Rok and I could continue this discussion from now to the Second Coming and neither of us will convert the other because of some fundamental differences I will explain below.

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October 21, 2003

RSS and E-mail: The Truth Shall Set You Free

The point is that every other option for easy communication falls short in many areas, still keeping e-mail on top. Whether RSS will replace e-mail as the preferred content delivery tool is yet to be seen, but it cannot and will not replace e-mail communications. Believing that it will is not only naive, but goes against all logic.

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October 20, 2003

The Future of RSS - Is E-Mail Publishing Dead?

RSS is good because it gives back to individual users the power to choose and select content. This, along with timeliness, portability and cost-effectiveness, are probably the best reasons why you should understand how and why RSS is going to change the way you select and receive your information, news and updates.

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RSS for the Real World ... And Then Again Maybe Not

John Botscharow returns to the e-mail debate today, responding to some of my comments and to Dana's article and goes head-on with us on our statements.

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October 15, 2003

Response by Tom Hespos, Underscore Marketing

We received a response to the e-mail debate from Tom Hespos today. Tom gives some additional insight on RSS replacing e-mail as a content delivery vehicle. I must say I agree with him on the issue about integrating RSS in to popular e-mail clients ...

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October 13, 2003

RSS for the Real World

Instead of the ordinary response, Dana VanDen Heuvel ( enters our discussion with an article about RSS for the real world.

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