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yeah, i've seen netnewswire users in my referer logs. quiet a few of them, which is impressive considering it hasn't been around that long. and i've seen the rss reader "in action" and admired the 3-pane layout from afar. but until today, i hadn't bothered to download it and give it a spin.

what a nice, nice piece of software. it immediately blows away my prejudice that somehow rss news readers "belong" in the browser. you can browse 3-pane style and toggle a preference to view aggregated items. smooth. i'm just guessing, but i suspect that since spits out opml , you should be able to immediately import your blogrolling blogroll into netnewswire . too bad doesn't import opml to complete the circle.

to make a good thing better, brent mentions that netnewswire will soon support drag-and-drop grouping of feeds. hopefully these groups will be available via the opml export that's available. if so, i could then parse that file to produce the "grouped" blogroll that you see over to your right. alternatively, could support importing of "grouped" opml feeds. doubly alternatively, i could try to hack "groups" into amphetadesk , which already stores subscribed channels in a format "based on" opml . hmmm.

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8/11/2002 08:57:00 PM 0 comments


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