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    Safari and PubSub
    Greetings,
    For the past several months I have been having trouble with Safari hanging up (Safari 5.0.6 on OS 10.5.8) and just noticed, via Activity Monitor, that PubSubAgent was active, then found large folders in library/pubsub/ folder -
    1) might PubSub, or these large folders, be at the origin of Safari hangups? (I don't need or use RSS at all) and I suppose that these huge files have just been accumulating ....
    2) is it safe to emply these sub-folders in /library/pubsub e.g., feeds, databases ?
    Thank you in advance,
    Best Regards from Switzerland,
    Alff

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    You can empty or delete those sub folders if you don't use RSS. At some time in the future if you do use RSS they'll build a new data base.

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    Thanks, chscag, I removed the files, and changed the safari rss preferences to prevent further accumulation - and so far so good -

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