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Updates to aggregator

Quick and dirty aggregator gets minor updates.

Few very simple changes to News Aggregator. Modified subscriptions list according to Technorati and availability of sites. Eliot Landrum also started using this code and alerted me to some issues and enhancements. I liked Eliot’s template quite a bit - especially, the break at dates.

Changelog from CVS is below:

  1. FWIW, You've got my link in your aggregator wrong by one character :). It's

    Posted by: J.Shell on January 28, 2003 09:23 AM
  2. Thanks! That explains it. I was getting to think that Jeff's new host is always down :-)

    Posted by: Babu on January 28, 2003 10:00 AM
  3. Thanks for the compliment. :)

    I'm already addicted to pyblagg! I just added a new blog to output to the pyblagg configuration. With that I can add new RDFs just by popping up a "Post New Entry" and plop in the URL. Next time the cron script runs pyblagg, it gets the new URLs. Thanks so much for the quick emails and enhancements.. I love it.

    Posted by: eliot on January 28, 2003 08:22 PM
  4. Great little script! I've been testing it using the RSS feeds from (except Kevin Altis whose feed is too broken :) and the results are here:

    Your aggregation includes truncation of the items, which I had to work into the downloadable version. Not sure if you're aware of that.

    I've started noticing how... organic RSS can really be ;)

    Posted by: Richard Jones on January 29, 2003 12:58 AM
  5. Is Kevin's feed too broken for Mark's ultraliberal parser?

    EffNews parser is only moderately liberal, and has no problem reading that feed. Intriguing...

    Posted by: Fredrik Lundh on January 29, 2003 12:10 PM
  6. Ah, no, it's pyblagg getting confused by his channel description (which contains HTML) by trying to shove it into a title= attribute on a hyperlink. Kevin's feed is fine.

    Posted by: Richard Jones on January 29, 2003 04:42 PM