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Short status updates that may end up elsewhere, too.

Looking to further simplify my RSS reader and …

Looking to further simplify my RSS reader and move certain bits of functionality to a kind of plugin system. These would probably be Composer packages, and use both built-in Laravel magic and Eventy for WP-style filters.

I’ve pretty much fully redone my [X-Ray fork](https://github.com/janboddez/XRay). …

I’ve pretty much fully redone my X-Ray fork. In it, I’m offloading XML feeds to SimplePie rather than PicoFeed. This gets me better relative URL resolution and lets me skip HTML sanitization. (I’m running everything through X-Ray’s sanitizer anyway, which I’ve modified to support HTML5 elements and CodePen iframe embeds. I may now even get consistent results, yay!) As a result, I no longer have to maintain a separate PicoFeed fork. Ideally, I could one day build my reader around just SimplePie, but its microformats support isn’t quite there, yet.