I made a new release of my xchat build. As usual, no nifty features, just plain xchat.
Grab it at the usual location.
Seems my Xchat package has been noticed by the community; I recently found a referrer from Wikipedia in my server’s logfile
I’m a bit surprised, ’cause it seems that this is the build with the least features available…Maybe I should think about an update… 😉
Today releasing version 0.1.1, because a stupid parameter mix prevented password protected feeds from working…
This is the announcement for the release of FeedMAP 0.1
Tarballs are available at its download page
- Read normal feeds in your IMAP client (Evolution and Mutt are tested)
- Read password protected feeds (livejournal.com)
- Caching of feeds to reduce network traffic
I’d like to realease a version of my RSS converter; unfortunately, the only mail programs it seems to work with properly are Evolution and mutt. Using Sylpheed 2.0, you can list the subscribed feeds, but the message display is completely broken; I don’t now if it’s my fault or their fault; the uber-IMAP client Mulberry processes the folder list but waits ad infinitum when you’re trying to open a mailbox; and I’m a bit short on time…
To be usable, create a feemap.cfg with the following content:
[config] bind=127.0.0.1 port=4444 [News/slashdot] url=http://slashdot.org/index.rss timeout=1800 [News/kerneltrap] url=http://kerneltrap.org/rss.xml force_html=yes
Then fire up the server with
# python rssimap.py
On success, you’ll see something like
2005/08/21 17:32 CEST [-] Log opened. 2005/08/21 17:32 CEST [-] __main__.IMAPFactory starting on 4444 2005/08/21 17:32 CEST [-] Starting factory <__main__ .IMAPFactory instance at 0xb7522bac> </__main__>
Then, point your favourite email program to the imapserver localhost:4444 with either ANONYMOUS auth or by using the default account guest/guest.
I got a nice working RSS->IMAP converter now, works great, I’m using it regularly… but every now and then I experience a curruption in the underlying Berkeley DB 🙁 So back to the drawing board.
I started hacking on a simple on-the-fly RSS->IMAP converter to read my favourite RSS feeds in evolution.
The current version is kind of experimental, there are issues with caching mailclients (such as evolution), marking messages read, detecting new feed entries, deleting of old ones
This also works with mutt 😉