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Text mode RSS/RDF newsreader

Snownews is a text mode RSS/RDF newsreader. It supports RSS feeds that comply to W3C's RDF 1.0 specification and Radio Userland's 0.9x and 2.0. Snownews depends on ncurses and uses libxml2 for XML parsing.



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Janet Casey

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3 October 2003

Leaders and contributors

Oliver Feiler Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)
Bug Tracking,Developer,

Software prerequisites

Required to useiconv library (GNU libiconv for example) that handles UTF-8
Required to usegettext
Required to usencurses 5.0 or later
Required to usemake
Required to uselibxml2


"Debian (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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