where does rss belong? // 28 Jun 2004

A quick thing to note about Apple's preview of Tiger: they're putting the RSS reader in Safari instead of Mail.app. It's decisions like these by the major players (Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL, Google, etc.) that will define the consumer mental model for feed consumption: does RSS augment/improve/replace the messaging experience? Or does RSS augment/improve/replace the browsing experience?