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Parses RSS and Atom feeds

feedparser is a Python library that parses feeds in all known formats, including Atom, RSS, and RDF. It runs on Python 2.4 all the way up to 3.3.

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1 November 2013

Leaders and contributors

Mark Pilgrim former maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/feedparser
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/feedparser
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/feedparser

Software prerequisites

Required to usePython 2.1 or later
Weak prerequisiteiconv_codec
Weak prerequisitePython 2.3 or later
Weak prerequisiteCJKCodecs

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 16 April 2018.


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