Interesting article about why Google no longer wishes to support RSS Feeds.
RSS represents the antithesis of this new world: it is completely open, decentralized, and owned by nobody, just like the web itself. It allows anyone, large or small, to build something new and disrupt anyone else they would like because nobody has to fly six salespeople out first to work out a partnership with anyone elses salespeople.
The rest is here:
The Real Reason Google Wants to Kill RSS