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CDF – channel definition format

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Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:37 am
Short for channel definition format, an XML specification developed by Microsoft that allows Web publishers to push content at users. Once a user subscribes to a CDF channel, any software that supports the CDF format will automatically receive new content posted on the channel’s Web server. Microsoft submitted CDF as a Note to the W3C in 1997 and it has since become a .