Does an RSS feed reader exist that can save the linked HTML pages locally?
November 24, 2009 10:04 PM Subscribe
Is there an RSS reader that can follow a feed's links and download html pages for offline reading?
posted by chrisamiller to computers & internet (7 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I'm primarily a Google Reader user, but its offline mode only downloads the content of the RSS feeds themselves. Many of my feeds hide some of their content "after the jump", so getting just the feed doesn't help me.
I'm looking for a script or program that will follow the links, then pull down the html page (including associated images) and save them locally so that I can peruse them on my laptop at 30,000 feet.
I could slap something together with an XML parser and wget, but I'd rather not reinvent the wheel. I feel like someone has probably solved this problem already.
I'll be using this on linux, but I'm willing to consider windows software as well, if it's something that might work reasonably under Wine.
I'll take a look at anything from full-blown desktop readers to cli scripts in perl/ruby/python etc.