Atom Feed on Blogger

I wondered why I have not picked it up previously, but apparently Blogger, one of the frontier for personal blog sites, have provided Atom feed for all the blog sites. I found that out today by looking at the raw HTML of one blogger site, and spotted the <link type="application/rss+xml" /> tag in the header. Blogger has previously supported RSS for its Pro subscribers, but now seems everyone gets a free Atom feed. By the way, I also discovered that Blogger is also now generating blogsites with XHTML 1.0 Transitional. Is Blogger finally trying to catch up to the industrial standard, as part of subsequent changes after acquisition by Google?

But nevertheless, it is great for me. I am still using Bloglines as my main aggregator, but for a while I still need to manually keep track of a list of Blogger sites. Now it all comes down to one single interface! No more clicking through the sites every morning!

That has sweetened my day :)