I was glancing at my server logfiles, and was impressed, as always, by the huge number of feed-readers out there. So I made a graph of how often the ongoing feeds have been fetched so far this year, and the popularity of RSS vs. Atom 1.0.

Weekly fetches of the ongoing feed

Note that the Y-axis bottoms out at 200K, so the graph overemphasizes the growth relative to the total traffic. Bottom line: During prime-time hours, the feeds are getting fetched multiple times per second.


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