"Dave Winer (b. May 2, 1955 in Brooklyn, New York City, USA) is a software developer who created or was a lead contributor to several of the most popular XML dialects and APIs related to web publishing: RSS 2.0, XML-RPC, OPML, and the MetaWeblog API. He is also the author of Scripting News, one of the first weblogs."
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