Some Common Terms Used in RSS
It is a source of news items. RSS channel is a container for an arbitrary
number of items of a similar type, meaning that they share the same potential metadata
signature. For Example, the BBC News feed of BBC is a channel.
It is a single item of a channel. Channel is a list of news items. For
example, OPEC - The Cartel Hikes Oil Prices is one of the news item of channel BBC
News. Each news item has a title, description and a link where you can find
the detailed news.
Auto Update Frequency
It is the interval after which the Active Web Reader automatically updates the RSS
feed. Once you set the Auto Update frequency for the feed, Active Web Reader
updates the feed after that period.
It is a mechanism by which the Active Web Reader automatically discovers feed when
you browse web pages and presents a list of RSS feeds.