Bug#175373: ITP: whatsnewfm -- A utility to filter the daily newsletter from freshmeat.net
Version: N/A; reported 2003-01-05
Package name : whatsnewfm
Version : 0.6.0-2
Upstream Author : Christian Garbs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
URL : http://www.cgarbs.de/whatsnewfm.en.html
License : GPL
Description : A utility to filter the daily newsletter from freshmeat.net
whatsnewfm is a utility to filter the daily newsletter from
The main purpose is to cut the huge newsletter to a smaller size by
only showing items that you didn't see before.
The items already seen will be stored in a database. After some time,
the items expire and will be shown again the next time they are
included in a newsletter.
If you find an item that you consider particularly useful, you can add
it to a "hot" list. Items in the hot list are checked for updates so
that you don't miss anything about your favourite programs.
Debian packages are available here (it's already finished):
I'm going to look for a sponsor on -mentors.
-- System Information
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Kernel: Linux yggdrasil 2.4.20 #4 Sam Dez 14 23:07:47 CET 2002 i686
Locale: LANG=de_DE@euro, LC_CTYPE=de_DE@euro