Carl Burks is a software developer for a global financial institution. With over ten years experience in technology and software development for financial organizations and over twenty years of software experience, Carl Burks provides articles, musings and insight into technology issues, software development, and other selected topics.

Reddit DL and a blurb about Aaron Swartz


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I'm going to take a break from updating the RedditDL utility as I have lost interest the original purpose. I've added Html2Text to the RedditDL utility. It will extract the text for the article. As I was reading about html2text I recognized the name of the author:

Aaron Swartz

For those that aren't familiar with Aaron's numerous contributions to society please take a moment to read the wikipedia article: Aaron Swartz - Wikipedia Article

Here is a short non-exhaustive list of things he was involved in:

  • Markdown
  • RSS
  • Reddit
  • Demand Progress
  • Open Library
  • Tor2web
  • DeadDrop
  • Wikipedia
  • Html2Text

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