Yanf is a configurable news fetcher that fetches news from many news sites and outputs what it fetches in a configurable format. It supports Slashdot, Freshmeat, 32bitsonline, Segfault, Packetstorm, LinuxTelephony, LinuxToday, LinuxApps, BeBits, Geeknews, Linux2000, and Securityfocus. It also supports backends in the RSS/RDF format and the daily static cartoon from Userfriendly.
|Tags||Internet Web Dynamic Content CGI Tools/Libraries|
|Operating Systems||POSIX BSD BSD/OS Linux|
Release Notes: Configurable output.
Release Notes: Addition of the date of the last news fetch to the end of the page.
Release Notes: Used Sys V IPC in order to output the results, in the order in which they are in the config-file.
Release Notes: Ufie code fixed and readded. Rdf and Securityfocus parser added. A maximum number of news to output option has been added. Various buxfixes and cosmetic changes.
Release Notes: Support for new backends, and replacement of hardcoded pages (and URLs) with a config-file.