[Building Sakai] News Tool invalidating RSS
rpeterso at mtholyoke.edu
Mon Mar 22 08:33:47 PDT 2010
2010-03-22_10:29:29-0400 Ron Peterson <rpeterso at mtholyoke.edu>:
> We're upgrading from 2.5.x to 2.6, and a large number of previously
> viable RSS feeds are now not working. The appears to be on account of
> stricter XML validation, as the following log entry indicates.
> org.sakaiproject.news.impl.BasicNewsService - initChannel(http://feeds.nytimes.com/nyt/rss/Technology) constructor: couldn't parse: Invalid XML:
> Error on line 1: White spaces are required between publicId and systemId.
According the w3c, the problem feed above is valid.
I have found a handful of feeds that _do_ work, but the preponderance of
those we've tried do not.
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