RSS is an acronym with several explanations:
- Rich Site Syndication
- Really Simple Syndication
- Really Simple Syntax
RSS is a feature of xml technology and facilitates the transfer of content from one computer to another.
Sometimes these are called news feeds, or headlines
One feature of RSS is that as data on the parent site is updated, so the data on the receiving site is updated.
This process is called syndication
For further information see http://www.edna.edu.au/edna/go/help/rss_help