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This command will take a configured set of feeds and

Project description

fire specific commands or plugins for every new item found in the feed.
Author: Antoine Beaupré
License: AGPLv3
Description: ======================================
feed2exec - programmable feed reader

``feed2exec`` is a simple program that runs custom actions on new RSS
feed items (or whatever `feedparser`_ can read). It currently has
support for writing into mailboxes (`Maildir`_ folders) or executing
commands, but more actions can be easily implemented through
plugins. Email are saved as multipart plain/HTML and can be sent to
arbitrary folders.

.. _feedparser:
.. _Maildir:


The user interface is still a bit rough, but this should get you

feed2exec add "NASA breaking news" --folder nasa
feed2exec fetch

An equivalent configuration file which may be more descriptive in

output = feed2exec.plugins.maildir
mailbox = '~/Maildir'

[NASA breaking news]
folder = nasa
url =

Using a standard OPML file, you can also import multiple feeds using
the `feed2exec import` command. See the complete ``usage`` page for
more information.


This can be installed using the normal Python procedures::

pip install .

It can also be ran straight from the source, using::

python -m feed2exec

.. important:: Make sure you use Python 3. feed2exec is written to
also support Python 2.7, but there may be performance
or security issues in that older version. For example,
Python 2.7 seems to suffer from a header injection flaw
that currently makes tests fail.

Why the name?

There are already `feed2tweet`_ and `feed2imap`_ out there so I
figured I would just reuse the prefix and extend *both* programs at

.. _feed2tweet:
.. _feed2imap:

.. marker-toc

Design and known issues

See the ``design`` document for more information about how and why
the program was built and its limitations. The design document also
features a comparison with other similar software.

Platform: Debian
Classifier: Development Status :: 3 - Alpha
Classifier: Environment :: Console
Classifier: Intended Audience :: End Users/Desktop
Classifier: Intended Audience :: System Administrators
Classifier: License :: OSI Approved :: GNU Affero General Public License v3 or later (AGPLv3+)
Classifier: Natural Language :: English
Classifier: Operating System :: POSIX
Classifier: Operating System :: POSIX :: Linux
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 2
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 2.7
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 3
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 3.5
Classifier: Topic :: Communications :: Email
Classifier: Topic :: Internet :: WWW/HTTP :: Dynamic Content :: News/Diary
Classifier: Topic :: Text Processing :: Markup :: HTML

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