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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Christopher League <league@contrapunctus.net>
Cc: Emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix org-feed when retrieve-method is curl or wget
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 19:40:16 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6E8C4D52-2874-4076-9BEE-FB5D8FB43278@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <BABA1954-FF22-4C2A-98D9-1522450AEC8D@contrapunctus.net>

Applied, thanks.

- Carsten

On Jun 30, 2009, at 5:59 PM, Christopher League wrote:

> Hi Carsten and everyone. I love using org-feed, to gather various  
> collection points (delicious, starred in google reader, dial2do,  
> etc) into org-mode.
> I tried switching the org-feed-retrieve-method to curl or wget, and  
> encountered some bugs. The fixes were simple, and the full details  
> are in the attached git patch.
> The problem I was trying to solve, however, was that delicious.com  
> would return a "500 server error" sometimes with url.el, and I'm not  
> sure why.  It returns RSS content anyway, with the error message as  
> an <item>. Org-feed doesn't notice the HTTP response status, and  
> processes the error as if it were a legit item (which means that  
> next time the error occurs, it is silent).  Now that I got curl  
> working, the 500 doesn't seem to happen anymore.
> My hypotheses so far: maybe it has something to do with the user- 
> agent, or with mangling special characters in the URL.  The  
> delicious URL contains the '&' argument separator, and when the  
> error message comes back, it appears with something like '&amp;amp;'  
> in it.. as if it were replaced twice.  I haven't traced further, to  
> determine if fault lies with url.el or with delicious.com.
> Best wishes
> Chris
> <0001-fix-org-feed-when-retrieve-method-is-curl-or-wget.patch>
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2009-06-30 15:59 [PATCH] fix org-feed when retrieve-method is curl or wget Christopher League
2009-06-30 17:40 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]

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