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a feed reader backed by git
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polybius statue


a feed reader backed by git

how to start

  1. git clone
  2. pip install simplejson feedreader opml GitPython flask uwsgi
  3. cd polybius/repo
  4. git init
  5. cd ..
  6. ./
  7. visit
  8. Edit with the double-quoted URL of the feed you like updated via script and schedule with cron


  • a hack, ready for customization
  • stores the original downloaded feed
  • treats the commit log like a database
  • retrieves historical items
  • serves json-ld
  • a mobile friendly example interface
  • stands on the shoulders of giants

example interface

  • cobbled together with bootstrap and angularjs
  • "works on my machine" or in this case my phone

opml subscriptions

feed display

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