[Foundation] [RSSAGG] First steps

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Sep 5 13:59:47 CDT 2001


Looks good to me, can we resurrect the RSS-Agent for this as well (and
restrict it to defined feeds so it's more scalable)?

Peter

On Wed, 5 Sep 2001, DJ Adams wrote:

> I'm still in the Foundation meeting but thought I'd quickly get this
> going if possible.
> 
> (Please see the Foundation meeting log for tonight (2001-09-05) for
> background)
> 
> Problem
> -------
> Many news sites/sources, no single public face
> Current 'public' face has non-jabber URL
> 
> Solution
> --------
> Get each source to offer an RSS feed.
> Aggregate the feeds' items into one.
> Use the one to provide the content for *the* public face site
> for Jabber, news-wise
> 
> Steps
> -----
> 1. Identify each site/source
> 2. Make sure each has an RSS feed
> 3. Write a simple aggregator 
> 4. Talk to the web gods (e.g. opie & temas) to get the
>    aggregated content online in a nice way 
> 
> ok?
> 
> dj
> 
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