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   Re: [xml-dev] best practice for providing newsfeeds ?

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Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> BTW: I lifted the phrase "technology push vs customer pull" from
> http://hbsworkingknowledge.hbs.edu/item.jhtml?id=3866&t=innovation
> It seems that Atom is pushing.  Are customers pulling?  Are they 
> the current customers of the current market or the projected 
> customers of some market some wish to embrace?  If the latter, 
> that's classic mission creep.  Is RSS 2.0 push or pull?  If pull, 
> it's the safe bet.

I believe the phrase has been around for awhile/forever. About the third 
entry in a google search for "technology push" is a 1988 paper. I'm 
thinking this is something young marketeers learn while they're chugging 
their Bosco. ;-}



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