Fairly self explanatory. I really like RSS feeds, but like IRC there seems to be a dearth of truly good clients for consuming them.
Right now I’m using Thunderbird, which I’d kind of like to move away from because it’s no longer maintained by the Mozilla crew and the cruft is starting to accumulate in terms of bugs and the like which I can’t entirely fix. I’m interested in hearing about anything you use, but my ideal thing would be:
Self hosted or local to my machine - I’m not particularly interested in relying on a 3rd party service after the Google Reader debacle.
Fast - Thunderbird is kind of slow, I’d really appreciate something that is speedy.
Scalable - I read a lot of RSS feeds, so the software needs to be able to grow for a long time before it gets slow or painful to use.
Ideally lets my browser handle page rendering - Part of what makes the average RSS reader shitty is its insistence that it needs to be the one to read my feeds. This strikes me as silly, I’d much prefer to read things in a different interface than the one I’m alerted about them in.