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Display old/dead feeds

The Old Reader has a feature where it lists feeds that haven't been updated for a long time, deeming them dead. A feature like this in AR (or is it AOLR?) would be great.

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      • Denny Trebbin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Ok I've figured out how to access the green and orange color.

        Hide categories/feeds with no unread articles
        No!

        Then expand feed tree in sidebar. Then click on any feed to see blue or orange message.

        But still the counter for frequency or inactivity would be more helpful. Because I know some of my feeds publish content only 2 or 3 times a year.

        Thanks, for help :-)

      • Denny Trebbin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Thanks.
        But I think I need more help on that topic.

        What settings do I need to have?

        Hide categories/feeds with no unread articles
        Yes/No?

        Show favicon next to each subscription
        Yes/No?

        If I set both to no, then I see all my feeds. Some have normal font, some have grey'ish font color and are using more thin or liter font.

        But no Icon. When opening the view details menu from context menu of each feed, then I see the url of feed but all have blue'ish color. View details does not offer any detail except its url.

        Better would be to have other indicators like a colored number that says frequency of new posts in last 4 weeks. And if no post published in that period of time, use different color and answer question for how many weeks/month/years this feed had no new post published. Then in details view allow users to search for this feed on different sources.

      • Denny Trebbin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        how to access this feature?
        i can't spot any diff between known dead feeds and feeds which are alive.
        haven't found an 'dead feed' option in organize menu.

        when exporting as opml, i also have no option to exclude dead feeds.

        so i am curious about this feature, where to get it and how it works.

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