2010 1.09

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Read a feed with a URL from the command line

#!/usr/bin/env python
import sys, feedparser

try:
    url = sys.argv[1]
except IndexError:
    url = "http://feeds.bbci.co.uk/news/rss.xml"

feed = feedparser.parse(url)
for e in feed.entries:
    print e.title.encode("utf-8")

Word counts

#!/usr/bin/env python

import sys, string

words = {}
for line in sys.stdin:
    for word in line.split():
        word = word.lower().strip(string.punctuation)
        words[word] = words.get(word, 0) + 1

for (word, count) in sorted(words.items()):
    print word, count