Re: Console news aggregator: snownews with atom2rss
On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 02:27:37PM -0700, Freeman wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 02:02:51PM -1000, Joel Roth 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.
> It has been years and I only have one atom feed left (which hasn't had new
> articles in a year since they changed to xml, as it turns out (how much I
> read conservative blogs)).
> My line in ~/.snownews/urls :
> http://www.weeklystandard.com/weblogs/TWSFP/atom.xml||Blog|xsltproc /home/freeman/.snownews/xsltproc -
Okay, I'll try that.
> seems to work now although I don't think it did when I set it up.
> I won't be switching from snownews till I have to pry my cold dead fingers
> off of it.
I'll see how it goes. In the meantime, I've managed to
configure Canto (using rxvt-unicode and setting
less horrible colors than the default blue-on-black 8-)
I've also managed to figure out Sage, (Debian package xul-ext-sage)
which is quite clever.