[FoRK] Favorite podcast, vodcast, web page grabber?

Andy Armstrong < andy at hexten.net > on > Sun Nov 12 09:54:10 PST 2006

On 12 Nov 2006, at 16:58, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> I know you have opinions...
> In addition to podcast and vodcast gathering on a schedule, I'd  
> like to grab and image web pages so that I could have a nice feed  
> each morning.  I need software that will maintain an area by  
> deleting yesterday's information and loading today's on a schedule.

Isn't that what RSS is for?

> Other possible features would include automatic conversion of text  
> to speech (found a Windows app for that, but not exactly what I'm  
> looking for) and conversion of HTML pages into a series of Jpegs of  
> certain sizes.

There's a Firefox plugin that saves an entire page as a PNG - I  
imagine that could be automated in some way.

Andy Armstrong, hexten.net

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