Creating a generic Site-To-RSS tool

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Published Sunday, September 28, 2003 11:09 PM by RoyOsherove
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Monday, September 29, 2003 11:44 AM by Vijay

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Really cool ! Great article Roy :)
Tuesday, September 30, 2003 9:47 AM by Roy Osherove

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Jim: When I wrote this I wasn't aware that :
1) .Net wire already have an RSS feed
2) it's just an example for a useful feed. it's pretty easy to make a regex for most other sites fairly easily.
Monday, January 26, 2004 4:19 AM by Harald

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The link to the Source is not valid! Is it still possible to download the source?
Regards
Harald
Tuesday, March 30, 2004 3:12 AM by DotNetJunkie

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Very nice. I've been googling all day trying to find just such a starting point for doing something similar. This should prove to save me quite a bit of time.

My boss is insiting that I build a tool that will turn any HTML document into an RSS feed. I'm not sure how I will accomplish that though. There are just too many possibilities, at first glance it would seem one would need artificial intelligence. When I told him that, he said "take a look at myRSS, they do it so you should be able to." Sure enough, on the surface it would seem that pretty much any web page can be converted into an RSS feed at myRSS. How they do it, I know not. But I would love to learn how.
Monday, April 12, 2004 1:57 PM by l.m. orchard

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I think how myRSS works in the general case is by just lifting all the links from a page and producing a feed.
Monday, June 12, 2006 12:44 AM by Joe

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Have you looked at Anthracite to do this? It ships with several examples showing HTML, RSS and Podcast feed scraping, easily exporting to RSS feeds or databases. No scripting required, really!