WebFetch::Input::RSS - download and save an RSS feed
In perl scripts:
From the command line:
perl -w -MWebFetch::Input::RSS -e "&fetch_main" -- --dir directory --source rss-feed-url [...WebFetch output options...]
This module gets the current headlines from a site-local file.
The --input parameter specifies a file name which contains news to be posted. See "FILE FORMAT" below for details on contents to put in the file. --input may be specified more than once, allowing a single news output to come from more than one input. For example, one file could be manually maintained in CVS or RCS and another could be entered from a web form.
After this runs,
site_news.html will be created or replaced.
If there already was a
it will be moved to
RSS is an XML format defined at http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification
WebFetch::Input::RSS uses Perl's XML::RSS to parse RSS "Really Simple Syndication" version 0.9, 0.91, 1.0 or 2.0, whichever is provided by the server.
WebFetch was written by Ian Kluft Send patches,
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