Readlists

I love readlists. After it closed down, I used the pinboard's tag as a way to share it. For a long time, I wanted to own the process and data. Now I do. 

Meta readlist content - JSONFeed format

My readlists are primarily around a subject that I want to share or use for my reading. It's different from my ReadItLater, which is for my private reading only. Hence a different flow. I found Jim Nielsen readlists. He has his own format, which resembles Mercury scraper's JSON format. But I wanted a standard that makes it easy for me to share and for others to use their favorite client to read. So I went for a JSONFeed format. So every list is a channel, and every article is an item. Most times, I get bare-bone articles, as I am not 100% sure about embedding the entire content in a public feed. 

Each channel is stored as a document in CouchDB and served as it is. I have a CLI tool in development that I use against a CouchDB database to maintain the lists. It uses Trafilatura API to pull the article details and then formats them into FeedJSON format before adding them to CouchDB. I will release it once it reaches v0.1.

Subscribing in Android Feeder App
Subscribing in Android Feeder App
Display of Readlist in the app
Display of Readlist in the app
Display of Readlist - Single Article
Display of Readlist - Single Article

Here is an example feed Paul Miller: Offline this is a copy of Jim Nielsen's Readlist but in JSONFeed format and without full content. I could add content if required, especially if I doubt the content will vanish. My feed reader will pull the full content based on the setting. It works on most sites, so my offline reading is not a problem.

I also have a meta readlist.

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