#26 Support Categories For Feed Organizations

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Morbus Iff
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2003-12-16
2003-12-16
Morbus Iff
No

AmphetaDesk should support categories for feeds so that
they may be better organized ("technical", "politics", etc.).
I've chatted previously about my ideas of it here: http://
sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_id=1726994
but this should be re-examined. A number of other readers
are supporting categories within their OPML files, so however
they're doing it should be the method to madness in
AmphetaDesk as well.

Discussion

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    I'm actually working on a patch for this right now. I'm
    running an MT weblog and wanted to use the MTOutliner plugin
    for automatic, categorized blogrolling.

     
  • Logged In: YES
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    I misread the feature description. I'm currently working on
    user-assigned categories for the RSS feeds.

    Do you have an example of a newsfeed that uses categories?
    The message you listed above doesn't show up any more.

     
  • Morbus Iff
    Morbus Iff
    2004-01-13

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    User-assigned categories for the ITEMS of an RSS feed (ie.,
    this ITEM from BLOG was given the category of THIS by
    CREATOR) or user-assigned categories for subscriptions (ie.
    user of AmphetaDesk assigned THIS subscription a category of
    THAT)? The second ideal is what this tracker is for, so your
    question of "a newsfeed [example] that uses categories" is
    confusing. As for categories within an RSS feed, some 1.0
    users are using dc:subject to make this choice (which is
    easily displayed through the AmphetaDesk templates as
    $item->{"dc:subject"}. I think there's an RSS 2.0 built-in
    equivalent, but I don't recall.

    Regardless, in-feed categories aren't related to this
    particular tracker item, which caters to "ok, Morbus, I've
    got 700 subscriptions and I'd like to organize them by
    categories so that I can say 'show me all my political
    feeds'", etc.