Google Reader: Don’t Blame Us, It’s Only an API!

One day other software vendors will catch on to the instantly-applicable excuse in the news that Google Reader, the company’s RSS reader, is really just a quick-and-dirty app built on top of the company’s feed API. After all, now Google gets to say that its crummy Google Reader is really just a demo of the API, not an application at all.

Clever.

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