Category Archives: Syndication

Republish a feed (or other data) protected by HTTP basic access authentication

Some services let you access or download data on a url that is protected by username and password-popup, or “basic access authentication“, for example your twitter replies at http://twitter.com/statuses/replies.rss …: … or your bloglines subscriptions in opml format at http://rpc.bloglines.com/listsubs … Continue reading

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Gregarius plugin: do not aggregate yourself (when aggregating search feeds)

Yesterday evening I knocked together this “Paola246” aggregator site.  Paola246 aka Paolavdb is the Flemish version of “Lonelygirl15“: a fictitious online persona posing as real.  “Paola” tried to tap into social media so systematically (starting a Twitter, Flickr, Youtube and a few blog accounts in one day ), … Continue reading

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