Here's what I posted to GROGGS about it:
Reply from [marnanel] at 00.12 on Tue 19 Jul
From We are far too young and clever
Net::RGTP version 0.10, to hit CPAN imminently, supports posting.
I've been thinking about what to do with this new ability, and I
think it might be kind of fun to have a server where RSS feeds were
fed into RGTP. So every time (say) a new news article was posted to
the BBC site, there would be a new RGTP item to discuss.
What do you think? What RSS would be good to use?
Of course the other possibility is that now it's possible to build
a Windows RGTP client with some ease (see K3351406 and R1671542 for
previous discussion of this): just hook up wxPerl with Net::RGTP and
there you go. It could probably be put together in the evenings of a
week without too much effort.
However, I don't think a separate client has much of a chance of
being used now that there's Yarrow that anyone with a browser can use.
Then again, people are still using email programs despite the existence