Google Ads in RSS

Well that’s neat. I was just thinking about Google Ads display in RSS feeds when i started reading my hackaday daily aggregated articles. And they made it ! :-(

Now i need to find a way to strip them off.

— Where will they stop ?

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SubveRSSed 1.0

I previously introduced a Subversion post-commit hook to generate RSS feeds based on commits. But the generated feeds were not that smart. SubveRSSed 1.0 now handle RSS 1.0 feeds ! The next step will probably be Atom.

update (05/08/10) : SubveRSSed 1.1 has a great speed improvement …

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Cheetah templates overriding

Cheetah is a very good templating language, especially because it’s the one (correct me if i’m wrong) to apply the Object-Oriented model to Documents. It can seem a bit weird at the beginning but when you get used to it, you can’t live without it :-)

So, i …

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Remixes

Yesterday i watched Tracks, a really good frecnh/dutch tv show about underground (music, techies, whatever) .. Yes, there still are some good shows on TV. TrashTV sucks !!

Anyway the show was about remixes. Some bands do all their business with that (they are probably paying lot of royalties for that …

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Bad day

The Sofware Patent Agreement has been adopted today by the European council … This is a bad day, i’ll raise my hand and say NO to the European constitution the 29th May.

— Damned politics

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Alinea3

Since few weeks i’ve been working on the next generation of this blog’s engine : Alinea3. While Alinea 2 was powered by Webware and ZPT, Alinea3 uses Quixote and Cheetah.

The database schema remained quite the same, except for the Roles layer which was added to provide a flow-engine-like …

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PyRXPU and Unicode

In a previous post i was discussing about PyRXP .. Now i’m playing with PyRXPU which aims to PyRXP with Unicode support … But, i’m not sure to understand the crap strings it returns:

>>> import pyRXPU
>>> pyRXPU.version
'1.05'
>>> doc = pyRXPU.Parser().parse('<foo>Bar</foo>')
>>> doc
(u'\U006f0066o …

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