[Tutor] Building RSS reader with Python

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Wed Nov 5 21:56:21 CET 2008

On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 3:26 PM,  <btkuhn at email.unc.edu> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm new to programming and am building a very basic rss reader for my first
> major project with python and GUI. As it is, I have it set up so that if I
> input an exact rss feed address (ex http://news.google.com/?output=rss) I
> can retrieve stories. Id like to make it so that I can enter a site (like
> http://news.google.com) and have it search for the address of rss feeds on
> the site, so that I don't have to know exact page addresses for the rss,
> since most sites don't have such a straightforward location for the RSS
> page. Is there a way to do this?

I hope you are using feedparser for your parsing:

feedfinder will do discovery:


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