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HOWTO: Parse Recent Twiki Edits in Python

To make up for my snarkiness in my last post . . . it is an easy matter of fetching the WebRss node from Twiki and running it through the Universal Feed Parser:

# Twiki RSS Feed
twiki_rss_url='http://localhost/twiki/bin/view/Main/WebRss'

import feedparser
import time
import calendar

# http://www.feedparser.org/
d = feedparser.parse(twiki_rss_url)

for e in d['entries']:
    # e.updated_parsed = tuple UTC
    # calendar.timegm = seconds UTC
    # time.localtime = tuple locale
    print time.strftime("%Y-%m-%d %H:%M",
            time.localtime(calendar.timegm(e.updated_parsed)))
    print e.rdf_value # Author
    print e.title
    print

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  • Mike B.

    Ugh! Single character variable names in python! Bad!