Re: [OT] RSS/RDF newsfeeds
> Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> > Come up with a usable `newsticker-url-list' with a few english
> > entries and I'll add it to emacs-goodies-extra-el (as it
> > depends on wget).
> > I think http://slashdot.org/index.rss might work, but bans you
> > if you download it more than once every 30 minutes, so i might
> > already be banned trying it.
> From my .emacs:
> ;; CUSTOM VALUES
> ;; newsticker.el-1.0
> (setq newsticker-url-list
> (quote (("slashdot.org" "http://slashdot.org/index.rss" nil nil)
> ("freshmeat.net" "http://freshmeat.net/backend/fm.rdf" nil nil)
> ("Internet Archive" "http://archive.org/services/collection-rss.php" nil nil)
> ;; ("The Register" "http://www.theregister.co.uk/tonys/slashdot.rdf" nil nil)
> ;; ("CNN" "http://www.cnn.com/cnn.rss" "" nil)
> ;; ("nanotechnews.com" "http://www.nanotechnews.com/nano/rdf" "" nil)
> ("QotD" "http://www.quotationspage.com/data/qotd.rss" "07:00" 86400)
> ("lwn.net" "http://lwn.net/headlines/rss" "" nil))))
> I have doubts whether the items prefixed ";;" work. The CNN feed
> appears to be a mere placeholder. The Register feed, while
> pretty verbose in the *wget-newsticker- buffer doesn't return
> anything useful in the *newsticker* buffer.
Thanks. I also found out about http://www.debian.org/security/dsa.en.rdf
> But why not just lift the entries from Evolution or KNewsTicker
> (and probably Mozilla)?
Good idea. Since I don't use them I didn't know about them.
I could install KNewsTicker to see what it comes with.