Could I make an RSS reader entirely in POSIX shell 馃

I could use curl, sed for parsing... maybe dialog for a nice TUI or just pass things through lynx to render the post content in an ed(1)-style interface.

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@jbauer alternatively: an ASS reader in POSIX shell


@jbauer adjacent sort of, I once created a shell only based blogging thing called a clog that read blog posts with curl. It was really fun.

There鈥檚 a huge amount of escape codes for colouring text and stuff that can be used to echo a UI to the shell.


@jbauer This is why RSS is good and ActivityPub is meh

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