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Caleb E [PersonRank 10]

Monday, June 13, 2005
15 years ago

RSSFwd (rails.yanime.org/rssfwd/) does the same thing, but it polls the feeds every 2 hours. i dont know if rmail does this, but rssfwd changes the "from" to read as the title of the feed.

Levin [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

And then there is rss2email (aaronsw.com/2002/rss2email/) available in Debian via "apt-get install rss2email"

Bowietrek [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

I just set an Rmail account, since I am going out of state to a funeral tomorrow. I doubt that I will have a chance to use a PC while I am in my tiny Tennessee hometonw, unless I can find a relative with one I can borrow for a while. So I decided to try this, since I can get my Yahoo mail on my cell phone. I am having my bloglines list sent to my Yahoo mail by Rmail. Hope it works out.

JoeR [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

I wonder if an RSS e-mail provider could insert adsense ads into the e-mail. They could take the text feeds (or even crawl to the website and grab the text off of the page). In a sense, they would be hijacking the advertising model of the content providers.

Randy Charles Morin [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

JoeR, I've considered various advertising models for Rmail, but nothing currently available would actually work. For example, adsense, however implemented, would generate zero value ads or be a violation of the Adense ToS. As such, in the short-term, Rmail will remain a free ad-free service.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Amazon Affiliate ads are always an option... even though in my experience they pay much too bad.

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