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Yet Another News Fetcher

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.

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Recent releases

  •  25 Jun 2000 07:02

    Release Notes: Configurable output.

    •  09 Jun 2000 02:24

      Release Notes: Addition of the date of the last news fetch to the end of the page.

      •  03 Jun 2000 04:42

        Release Notes: Used Sys V IPC in order to output the results, in the order in which they are in the config-file.

        •  30 May 2000 04:28

          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.

          •  24 May 2000 23:45

            Release Notes: Support for new backends, and replacement of hardcoded pages (and URLs) with a config-file.

            Recent comments

            09 Jun 2000 00:01 sycrash

            I overwritted the homepage with the an example page, but
            the homepage will be up again in a few days (I have to
            make it again, because I haven't a backup).


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