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Re: Console news aggregator: snownews with atom2rss

On 2011-03-29, Joel Roth <joelz@pobox.com> wrote:
> I'm having trouble getting snownews to accept an atom feed.
> I found an atom-to-rss converter here:
> http://kiza.kcore.de/software/snownews/snowscripts/extensions/script/atom2rss/
> Here is test code for a filter:
>      curl http://blogs.perl.org/atom.xml | xsltproc ~/.snownews/atom2rss.xml -
> This gives me an RDF document (see below, items pruned to one)
> Now I try to do this in snownews entry for the URL using
> the 'e' command. Re-reading the feed with 'r' shows nothing,
> although there's a delay that suggests content was
> downloaded, if nothing else.
> (Canto would be my next choice, except that the default colors suck,
> and I'm having trouble finding a suitable terminal and
> locale.)

Since the removal of snownews from squeeze I have migrated to
newsbeuter. It 'feels' very similar to snownews, can read RSS and Atom
feeds, and can connect to a Google Reader account

Liam O'Toole
Cork, Ireland

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