[Rd] R RSS feed

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Thu Oct 15 21:15:42 CEST 2009

On 10/15/2009 2:46 PM, Paul Gilbert wrote:
> I was trying to subscribe to an RSS feed from
> <http://developer.r-project.org/RSSfeeds.html> but IE chokes on DTDs and
> Firefox also has trouble with this feed. (I'm not sure if it has trouble
> with DTDs in general.) 
> I went to one of our web developers to see what I should use to read the
> feed, and he pointed out that the mix of RSS 2.00 and rss-0.91 looks
> like a mistake:
> <!-- name="generator" content="blosxom/2.0" -->
> <!DOCTYPE rss PUBLIC "-//Netscape Communications//DTD RSS 2.00//EN"
> "http://www.rssboard.org/rss-0.91.dtd">
> and that DTDs are a little bit unusual in RSS feeds (but said it is not
> impossible). I'm a complete novice in this, just pointing it out in case
> it is a bug.

I agree it's a bug, but I'm also a novice here (even though I set up the 

If your web developer (or anyone else on this list) can suggest what the 
header should look like, I'll fix it.

Duncan Murdoch

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