My RSS Feeds, version 2.0

As a result of rendering holly inaccessible recently, I was cut off from my old quick-and-dirty RSS aggregator: a PHP script that, on demand, downloaded the various feeds and rendered them all on a single page.

It worked, but downloading feeds on-demand caused noticeable slowdowns if the servers hosting the feeds were slow or unresponsive (*cough* LiveJournal *cough*). A stand-alone aggregator program would’ve (presumably) have this problem, but I rather like having a web interface to my favorite RSS feeds (which is the same reason I don’t use Firefox‘s new Live Bookmarks feature).

So, now was a good a time as any to write a new, improved aggregator.

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