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Using RSS News Feeds | 6

Using RSS News Feeds

rss2html.pl in Action

I've added the following cron jobs that run once per hour on the Webreference server (Scheduler is the NT counterpart):

rss2html.pl http://slashdot.org/slashdot.rdf > slashdot.html
rss2html.pl http://freshmeat.net/backend/fm.rdf > freshmeat.html
rss2html.pl http://www.linuxtoday.com/backend/my-netscape.rdf > linuxtoday.html
rss2html.pl http://www.xml.com/xml/news.rdf > xmlnews.html
rss2html.pl http://www.perlxml.com/rdf/moperl.rdf > mop.html

The commands above fetch the RSS files off the Web and convert them to HTML. Using Server-Side Includes (SSI), I've included the results below:


http://www.internet.com

Produced by Jonathan Eisenzopf and
Created: September 1, 1999
Revised: Septemver 1, 1999

URL: http://www.webreference.com/perl/tutorial/8/