#text-extraction #news #rms #stallman

app the-daily-stallman

Read the news like Stallman would. No JavaScript required.

4 releases (2 breaking)

0.3.1 Mar 20, 2021
0.3.0 Mar 6, 2021
0.2.0 Mar 5, 2021
0.1.0 Mar 3, 2021

#7 in #rms

34 downloads per month

GPL-3.0 license

320KB
1K SLoC

The Daily Stallman

Read the news like Stallman would. No JavaScript required.

The Daily Stallman reads the stallman.org RSS news feed, downloads articles and merges them into a single HTML file.

example showing article text

Install

cargo install the-daily-stallman

Usage

To run the-daily-stallman and save the latest 10 articles to a file called tds.html in the current directory:

tds

Use the -o option to change where the HTML is written to:

tds -o ~/news.html

Use the -b option to write to a temporary file that is opened automatically in your browser:

tds -b firefox

By default, the 10 latest articles are downloaded. Today's articles can be downloaded with the --today flag:

tds --today

and yesterday's articles with the --yesterday flag:

tds --yesterday

The latest N articles can be downloaded with the --latest option:

tds --latest 20

TODO

  • Enable full offline reading by downloading article images.
  • Add feature to output epub/mobi instead of HTML for reading on e-readers.
  • Table of contents.

Dependencies

~20–36MB
~657K SLoC