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November 12, 2005 2:40 PM   Subscribe

I'm looking for a way to aggregate my rss feeds into a daily digest that is sent to me via email. Is there such a beast?
posted by swift to Computers & Internet (8 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
 
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posted by panoptican at 3:06 PM on November 12, 2005


Actually, Feedblitz might be better, especially if you use FeedBurner (and if you don't it's really easy and free to setup).
posted by panoptican at 3:08 PM on November 12, 2005


It looks like these offer services for blog authors - what I want is something that forwards news items to my inbox, kind of like Rmail but in digest form. Unless I'm misunderstanding how these sites work.
posted by swift at 3:14 PM on November 12, 2005


Oh, I see... I misunderstood your question. So you want to be able to subscribe to certain feeds and instead of using a feed reader, have a daily summary e-mailed to you (and correct me if I'm wrong). I've heard of something like this. Let me check around in my bookmarks.
posted by panoptican at 3:20 PM on November 12, 2005


There is actually a python script called rss2email, but so far I haven't gotten it to work.
posted by swift at 3:31 PM on November 12, 2005


After rooting around a bit, FeedBlitz actually does everything that you need. See here for an explanation. But basically, you can input all the feeds you want and set it to send you one e-mail a day. A daily digest, as you put it.
posted by panoptican at 3:32 PM on November 12, 2005


Oh wow - that's perfect. Thanks panoptican.
posted by swift at 3:47 PM on November 12, 2005


no daily digest here, but I've been using rss popper to integrate my feeds into outlook, so they're read just like my email.
posted by masymas at 1:00 AM on November 13, 2005


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