[Product-Developers] Re: External content framework for Plone

Maurits van Rees m.van.rees at zestsoftware.nl
Mon Jun 8 22:25:39 UTC 2009

Jon Stahl, on 2009-06-08:
>> From: product-developers-bounces at lists.plone.org [mailto:product-
>> developers-bounces at lists.plone.org] On Behalf Of Maurits van Rees
>> Sounds like a job for feedfeeder:
>> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/Products.feedfeeder
>> http://plone.org/products/feedfeeder/
>> (Hm, I should do another release.)
>> Add a feed folder with references to one or more rss/atom feeds.
>> Click the update feed items action.  Feedfeeder then parses the feeds
>> and creates content items in the Plone Site.
> Maurits-
> Does feedfeeder handle RSS feeds now?  Last I checked (a while ago) it
> was only ATOM.  RSS would be a HUGE win!

Yes, RSS should work.  Of course rss has too many versions with
their own specs (and too many users who do not care about specs) to be
able to guarantee anything... But feedfeeder is using feedparser so we
should be reasonably safe.

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