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I administer a wiki on a machine on our LAN with a private IP. This means that I can't subscribe to the RSS feeds from it with Google Reader as I do for all other RSS feeds. Up till now I have subscribed to these feeds in Outlook but our company mail is migrating to Google Mail and I will soon stop using Outlook.

I don't want to install a fully-fledged RSS reader just for the few feeds from the wiki and was wondering if there is some lightweight RSS forwarder app or service I can run on my workstation that can consume the feeds and forward posts to me as email messages.

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RSS2Email (open source) sounds like what you're looking for.

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Thanks, I'll check it out. – Steve Crane Feb 17 '12 at 7:47
Following the readme to set it up but it isn't working. The first time I try to run it with "r2e new ..." it throws an exception. File "", line 191 except Exception, e: ^ SyntaxError: invalid syntax and I don't know enough about Python to figure out what's wrong. – Steve Crane Feb 17 '12 at 14:04
I'm afraid I'm no Python expert myself, but have you got Python 3 instead of Python 2? The two aren't compatible which could lead to a syntax error. – David Cornish Feb 18 '12 at 12:40
Ah, that will be it. I just grabbed what looked like the latest version of Python; didn't realise they weren't compatible. Will get Python 2 on Monday and try again. – Steve Crane Feb 18 '12 at 22:14

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