inessential by Brent Simmons

Carmen’s Headline Viewer

You don’t remember this, but I do. It was probably the first non-browser-based RSS reader. Ran on Windows, so I never saw it in action. The page includes screen shots.

It’s easy to think it looked crazy. But it was 1999. This looked like the future. Written by Jeff Barr. (My reader didn’t appear until 2002.)