The Atom Syndication Format is used for publishing web feeds over XML. It is defined in RFC 4287. Clients can subscribe to an Atom feed in order to receive updates and new content from a web resource.

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PowerPivot data feed error “Semicolon expected” during import

When importing data from an atom feed in PowerPivot, I get the following error: XML parsing failed at line 7, column 727: Semicolon expected. The feed currently only returns two entries, and ...
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Simple Atom application that downloads everything

I'm looking for a simple desktop application that downloads everything linked in an Atom feed. This isn't for reading blogs or listening to podcasts - simply using the feed as a notification service ...
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Are there serious technical issues with Atom/RSS for subscription/notification? [closed]

RSS/Atom feeds are fading - at least for now. Twitter stopped providing them years ago. Google Reader Social had them, G+ does not. Facebook removed personal page feeds. Tumblr barely provides any. ...
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How to track blog changes without a feed?

Some of the blogs like the one from Datameer don't have any feeds, but still I would like to get the changes to the blog in Google Reader. Google Reader used to support this feature, but it no more ...
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Why doesn't Firefox show any kind of a feed presence indication when there is are RSS/Atom feeds associated with the page? [duplicate]

For example I've came to a webpage having the following tag inside its <head> tag: <link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" title="A blog feed" ...
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How do I show raw XML for an RSS Feed in Firefox

Internet Explorer has this option: When unclicked clicked ATOM feeds will show as raw xml. How can I do the same thing in Firefox?
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Convert Atom XML to plain text

I have backed up my blog from blogger. The format of the file is Atom XML. What's a quick way to turn it into plaintext? Opening it in a browser leads to formatting errors...
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Feed notification icon in tray — icon, not baloon or popup

I'm searching for a feed reader: Windows No new items → default icon New items → special icon Can access password-protected websites I don't want to be interrupted, I just want to see in a moment ...
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View XML feed source in Firefox

When I click on a XML feed in Firefox it automatically detects this and ask how I would like to subscribe. Is there an easy way to just see the raw feed in Firefox? This is simple in Google's Chrome ...
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RSS and atom feed notifier for Mac OS X

I am looking for a convenience feed-notifier for Mac OS X similar to e.g. Feed Notifier, which pops up notifications for new items in the feeds. Edit: Growl looks like the right direction, but I am ...
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How do I estimate the number of RSS subscribers?

I'm running a website, and would like to get a better idea how many subscribers I have. I can check the number of subscribers on Google Reader for my two feeds (RSS and Atom). I also have access to my ...