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Livejournal On an iPod via Ephpod

Livejournal On an iPod via Ephpod

Short, concise description of the idea
This would allow users to download journals to the "Contacts" section of their iPod on a Windows machine with Ephpod (www.ephpod.com)

Full description of the idea
Currently the XML feed generated for each livejournal account (www.livejournal.com/user/username/rss/) will only allow titles of posts to be download to the iPod. I haven't been able to find another XML script which downloads the body of each post instead of making a reference to it instead. This change should allow the feed to then work with the custom XML feed option in Ephpod.

An ordered list of benefits

  • Ability to read Livejournals on an iPod
  • More portability
  • Read anywhere
  • Read posts and listen to music at the same time
  • An ordered list of problems/issues involved

  • Problems on the software (Ephpod) side
  • Not everyone owns an iPod
  • Coordinating it with the Ephpod development team
  • An organized list, or a few short paragraphs detailing suggestions for implementation

  • My knowledge of XML is limited but from what I have seen so far with the "rss" link, instead of the tag referencing to the post ID, it would need to grab the text and put it there instead. It would also be nice if the current script could also grab the date/time header from the post as it currently only grabs the title and a reference to teh post.
  • Possibly a custom script instead of the script being LJ server side?
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