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Robrt (1414)

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Sunday September 19, 2004
04:22 AM

rss overload

[ #20939 ]
I am 856 messages behind on my rss/blog/journal/newsfeed folder.

I think this means that I need a new approach to reading (or "not reading") them.

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  • Unsubscribe from as many high volume feeds as you can stand to. If any remain, hit mark all as read and don't even try to catch up. I have about 60 feeds in my aggregator, but they're almost exclusively slow-moving blogs and low-volume article-oriented sites, so I'm never more than two or three dozen items behind. Following just three high-volume neewsfeeds was 10× as stressful as following 60 low-volume blogs is.

    And the great thing is all these people in my blogroll work for me as fil

    • Yeah, what Aristotle said.

      I've been using the jabrss thing lately. It really sucks with high-volume feeds as they overwhelm everything else, but when all the feeds are lower volume it's great. One of the reasons it's great is that if I don't have time to read something it'll just be gone, so I'm never beind -- I just miss stuff. (And that's really how it should be).

        - ask
      --

      -- ask bjoern hansen [askbjoernhansen.com], !try; do();