I made the jump yesterday, and discovered to my (unhappy) surprise about how Mountain Lion now handles RSS.
Or, more precisely, how it *doesn’t*. RSS is no longer supported in either Mail.app or in Safari.
After reading a bit, I decided to try out Reeder. Nice program, but it has an unfortunate (fatal) flaw: It doesn’t import RSS from Mail.app.
Since I happen to be good with the command line, I shortly came up with a method to extract the RSS feeds. This is a 90% in that the results that it prints have some encoding (such as & for an ampersand.) I’ll post later a 100% solution.
This solution may or may not work with Safari RSS feeds. I’ll post if I see a solution for Safari.
To extract your RSS feeds:
- Run Terminal.app (or any other command line terminal). Terminal.app can be found under your dock at: Applications -> Utilities -> Terminal.app
- Make sure a terminal window is open. In Terminal.app, the following menu option will open a new terminal window for you: Shell -> New Window -> Basic
- Copy and past the following into a terminal window:
find ~/Library/Mail/V2/RSS -name "*.plist" -print0 | xargs -0 grep -hA 1 RSSFeedURLString | grep "<string>" | sed -e 's/.<string>//' -e 's/<\/string>$//'
You’ll now have a list of RSS feeds. Enjoy!
Edited to fix accidental change in the command line.