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Author Topic: IDEA: RSS News Reader With Filtering  (Read 2634 times)


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IDEA: RSS News Reader With Filtering
« on: October 31, 2006, 09:12 PM »
Almost all of the freeware RSS readers/aggregators have no filtering functionality or use filters to combine and direct feeds.

The idea is a simple RSS reader whcih incorporates regexp based filtering.

That will prevent spam/offensive content from reaching you, and helps reducing duplicate.

I am currently using an email2rss and that is curretly filtered only on the header, since Forte Agent, as of this time, cannot filter on body content.


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Re: IDEA: RSS News Reader With Filtering
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2006, 12:48 AM »
this is a very good idea; but it seems like there must be some rss reader that either has this or could add this if its open source.  not really cause for writing a new rss reader is it?  still a good idea. i seem to remember an rss like thing with reg ex pattern matching.. could have been a web service..