[prssr-devel-ml] Re: pRSSreader 1.4.0.5

  • From: Joerg <prss-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: prssr-devel-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2008 10:48:22 +0100

Hi David,

I've tested the new release for a while and it seems quite stable. The 
rewriting with regular expressions is a real treat and works like a charm.
However, I have several requests and one additional problem (see separate 
mails).

Best regards,
Jörg


Dies schrieb David Andrs am 24.02.2008 06:37 Uhr:
> Hi all!
> 
> New beta version (1.4.0.5) is available on 
> http://pda.jasnapaka.com/prssr/beta/
> 
> What's New:
> - 2 virtual folders (unread, flagged)
> - cache manager (simplified)
> - better context sensitivity of context menus in article view
>    (improved image and link support)
> - flagged items have small flag in the top banner in article view
> - send links by email (see notes below)
> - rewrite rules (see notes below)
> - links are opened by default web browser
> - user may be notified about new items (can turn off in options, by 
> default it is turned on)
> - conditional GET is back
> - all cached web pages are recoded to UTF-8 so user do not have to 
> change the encoding over and over
> 
> 
> 
> Fixes:
> - today plugin: no new items was displayed in cycling mode
> - today plugin: tap did not start pRSSreader (in cycling mode)
> - setup: ask to remove settings
>    (this will not work when upgrading from 1.4.0.4 to 1.4.0.5 sinceit 
> will used the old setup. should work from 1.4.0.5 to 1.4.0.6 :))
> - main app: when <pubDate> was empty, prssr crashed
> - main app: minor graphical fixes
> - main app: progress bar for searching
> - main app: autodiscovery respects the encoding of a site
> 
> 
> NOTES:
> 
> Sending by email:
> - by default, prssr uses outlook mail account which is an account for 
> synchronizing with exchange server. If you use another mail account as 
> default, set the following in the registry:
> 
> in [HKCU\Software\DaProfik\pRSSreader-1.4\Configuration] create a value 
> named 'Email Service' (without quotes) and set its value to the name of 
> the email account you would like to use.
> 
> - rewrite rules
> The 1.4.0.5 improves rewriting rules by adding support for regular
> expressions. Rules has to be specified in a different way then in 1.3.x 
> (see examples below). Moreover, the user can specify more than one rule 
> per site. If the rules are defined and the page is not cached, prssr 
> will use these rules for opening online content.
> 
> To set rewrite rule, go File | Properties | Rewriting.
> 
> Example #1:
> You want to rewrite www.ce4you.cz to mobile.ce4you.cz for all links:
> Match pattern: http://www.ce4you.cz/(.+)
> Replace with: http://mobile.ce4you.cz/\1
> 
> \1 is replaced by the thing that was matched by (.+). pRSSreader 
> supports up to 10 substrings: 10 occurences of () in match pattern.
> 
> Example #2:
> The site is using complicated way for PDA optimized pages. Links of a 
> type http://domaci.ihned.cz/c1-([0-9]+)-(.+) points to 
> http://www.ihned.cz/c4-10112050-\1-00000-_pdadetail-\2
> 
> Links of a type http://sport.ihned.cz/c1-([0-9]+)-(.+) points to 
> http://www.ihned.cz/c4-10112090-\1-00000-_pdadetail-\2
> 
> To use this effectively, you need to know regular expressions and you 
> need to know how does the mapping from full articles to PDA optimized 
> look like. You should be able to map almost everything (there is a limit 
> of up to 10 matches for the matching pattern - see example #1).
> 
> Enjoy!
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