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News Clipper

News Clipper allows web designers to automatically integrate dynamic information from the Internet into their own web pages. It allows individual users to create custom newspapers, or businesses to enliven otherwise static web pages. Its tag language gives users control of data acquisition, manipulation, and presentation, and can be extended by writing new "handlers".

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Recent releases

  •  16 Feb 2001 06:05

    Release Notes: This release fixes installation problems with version 1.31, the Perl DBI module is no longer required, and the handler loading is more robust in handling illegal handler names.

    •  15 Feb 2001 21:54

      Release Notes: Errors are saved in a run log instead of being displayed in the output (more secure), a faster server interface for people who have the DBI module installed, output files can be emailed, addition of modules missing from 1.28, and many other feature and bugfixes.

      •  29 Dec 2000 02:18

        Release Notes: This release checks for handler updates five times faster, and adds eight other enhancements and four bugfixes.

        •  29 Aug 2000 06:51

          Release Notes: Caching has been reimplemented to use a different persistence mechanism. (This should finally squash the dreaded undefined value in File::Cache error.) LOCAL_TIME_ZONE option has been added to the timezone specifications.

          •  18 Aug 2000 03:24

            Release Notes: This version decreases dependence on handler server, improves the installation and upgrade process as well as overall speed, adds ExtractTables handler API function, and implements a lockfile to prevent multiple instances colliding.


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