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Americans For Dean
A Distributed System to Raise Money for Dean
"It’s an autonomous, self-organizing, grassroots campaign network," said Zack Rosen, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign computer science student who cooked up the idea. "We’re giving people a Web tool to organize the campaign network. We want to help get this man elected."
Rosen said about 15 developers are working to get the tools up and running in the next few weeks, but anyone is welcome to contribute.
They’re building on Drupal (www.drupal.org), an open-source content-management system, for the project.
Uses RSS [Rich Site Summary] Feed
A format designed for sharing web content [articles, blogs, calendar info, etc.
Think of it as a way to distribute "What’s New."
Originated by UserLand in 1997, and subsequently used by Netscape
RSS has evolved into a popular means of sharing content between sites [including the BBC, CNET, CNN, Disney, Forbes, Motley Fool, Wired, Red Herring, Salon, Slashdot, ZDNet and more].