Robert Scoble has written a post bemoaning the lack of standards in using RSS feeds and the consequent confusion which this causes :
Some sites use RSS icons. Most that I visit use the orange XML icon. But other sites donâ€™t have any icon and instead use words like â€œsubscribeâ€? or â€œfeedâ€? or â€œweb feed.â€?
There’s a great discussion in the comments of Robert’s post on this issue – with some making the point that auto-discovery in IE7 will solve the problem and others countering that if you want to add the feed to an online reader like Google Reader or Netvibes, then autodiscovery won’t resolve that problem.
Robert – you obviously didn’t either 1) read the discussion or 2) read the discussion and forgot about it – I’m hurt 😉