Kurt McKee

lessons learned in production


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Posted 4 June 2009 in listparser

I'm really pleased to say that this morning I finished implementing basic unit testing for my subscription list parser, listparser.py. Its purpose is currently to tear through OPML files - such as those generated when exporting your subscription list from Google Reader - and find all of the feeds it can. Eventually, however, I want to make it understand other subscription list formats ( á la the PlanetRDF blogroll), as well as linked subscription lists.

Things to do before slapping together a release:

  • more unit tests!
  • write documentation

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