BTW, nntp//rss gives you the option of serving the entries as text, html, or multipart-alternative. Historically, HTML in newsgroup posts has been the work of Satan, but since you're not posting anything, it's actually a pretty nice way to read feeds. Mozilla's much-maligned Mail/News client does an excellent job with this stuff, really.
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