I don't work at Wikimedia, but I write code for a living in the SF Bay Area.
Dec 7 2014
RSS isn't dying. It's just mature. The upstream phabricator discussion pointed to a declining trend of searching for RSS, but that's not surprising given how stable it is. I and millions of others use it to aggregate hundreds of sporadically published sources in one place and check all of them off with a single click as read after a brief scan of headlines and snippets.