Email to RSS conversion

 by Martin Belam, 17 October 2003

This is awesome - I have just been talking with a colleague about the relationship between email mailing lists and RSS feeds - pondering what if Microsoft bundled a half-decent feed reader into Outlook or Longhorn or whatever they next strangle the market with? As an economic model chucking out RSS feeds will be cheaper than chucking out bulk mail once it becomes trivially non-technical for the average PC World customer to subscribe to them.

The chat moved on to how you could handle the huge volume of mail that comes into television and radio programmes, via a web interface, that would also protect the network from attachments and spam. And then lo and behold I noticed this - Mailbucket from Throwing Beans. Class.

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