RSS agent geekery

Posted by joy


The number of RSS readers and feed aggregation services is just amazing, especially considering how many of these did not exist even a year ago. Here’s a sampling of RSS related agents I’m seeing in my site logs now.

Agent: Megite/0.1 (http://www.megite.com)

Agent: RSS-SPIDER (RSS Feed Seeker http://www.rss-spider.com/fsb.php)

Agent: FeedOnFeeds/0.1.9 (+http://minutillo.com/steve/feedonfeeds/)

Agent: YahooFeedSeeker/2.0 (compatible; Mozilla 4.0; MSIE 5.5; http://publisher.yahoo.com/rssguide)

Agent: MagpieRSS/0.72 (+http://magpierss.sf.net)

Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1; aggregator:TailRank; http://tailrank.com/robot) Gecko/20021130

Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; Google Desktop)

Agent: Feedfetcher-Google; (+http://www.google.com/feedfetcher.html)

Agent: kinjabot (http://www.kinja.com; 3 Readers)

Agent: FeedLounge (http://my.feedlounge.com/), 1 subscribers, next refresh in approx. 14400 seconds

Agent: JetBrains Omea Reader 2.1.1 (http://www.jetbrains.com/omea/reader/)

Agent: NetNewsWire/2.1b17 (Mac OS X; http://ranchero.com/netnewswire/)

Agent: Syndic8/1.0 (http://www.syndic8.com/)

Agent: MagpieRSS/0.7 (+http://magpierss.sf.net; No cache)

Agent: Bloglines/3.0-rho (http://www.bloglines.com; 18 subscribers)

Agent: Feedster Crawler/1.0; Feedster, Inc. (2 subscribers)

Agent: PluckFeedCrawler/2.0 (compatible; Mozilla 4.0; MSIE 5.5; http://www.pluck.com; 1 subscribers)

Agent: NewsGatorOnline/2.0 (http://www.newsgator.com; 5 subscribers)

Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1; Rojo 1.0; http://www.rojo.com/corporate/help/agg/; Aggregating on behalf of 5 subscriber(s) online at http://www.rojo.com/?feed-id=2508476) Gecko/20021130

Agent: AppleSyndication/52

Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20050922 Fedora/1.0.7-1.1.fc4 Firefox/1.0.7 [Newsonfeeds]

Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Topix.net; http://www.topix.net/topix/newsfeeds)

Agent: SharpReader/0.9.4.1 (.NET CLR 1.1.4322.573; WinNT 5.1.2600.0)

Agent: rss-bot/1.0 (http://www.plazoo.com)

Agent: AttensaOnline/1.0 (http://www.attensa.com; 1 subscribers)

Agent: RssReader/1.0.88.0 (http://www.rssreader.com) Microsoft Windows NT 5.1.2600.0


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