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    I've opened the C9 RSS feed in IE7 ( and I got a page with a link to subscribe to the feed in IE7's RSS reader. The document was served with Content-type text/xml and the same worked with another dynamically generated feed, too.

    Saving the xml file locally and opening it in IE7 did not display the special feed page.

    So I guess, it only works if the RSS xml file is opened via http (and not locally or from a network drive) and the Content-type header must be set to text/xml to show up the feed subscribe page.