30 Jul 2004 blm   » (Apprentice)

Advogato RSS Feed

A while ago I was working on a webscraper that would take input from http://www.advogato.org/recentlog.html manipulate it, shove it in a Mysql database and a perl cgi to output it as RSS. I got sidetracked. Recently I decided to try my hand at adding support for the recent log to cheesegrater rss generator. Now I have got it to produce output I can feed to SharpReader. It isn't quite finished as there are bugs with handling dates author of the entries

A sample output is here and you can subscribe to it as a feed but it isn't live yet. I don't think that I can support the bandwidth costs of a live feed. There is a patch for cheesegrater that represents my changes. I haven't finished yet. I hope people don't misuse it to put too much load on the server.

Comments appreciated

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