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  1. #1
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    RSS feed broken

    I use Maxthon 2 and its integrated RSS reader. The PC Perspective Articles Feed is broken for me, seemingly because of a raw ampersand on line 26 of "PC Perspective - articles.xml" in the phrase "PC Power & Cooling".

  2. #2
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    Re: RSS feed broken

    I agree.

    I checked it with a validator , http://validator.w3.org/feed/
    and here are the results

    Sorry

    This feed does not validate.

    *

    line 74, column 26: XML parsing error: <unknown>:74:26: not well-formed (invalid token) [help]

    <description>PC Power & Cooling's latest Silencer PSU delivers over 900W ...
    ^

    Source: http://www.pcper.com/rss/articles.rss

    1. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
    2. <rss version="2.0">
    3. <channel>
    4. <title>PC Perspective Articles Feed</title>
    5. <description>The latest articles and reviews found at PC Perspective.</description>
    6. <link>http://www.pcper.com</link>
    7.
    8. <item>
    9. <title>Left 4 Dead 2 Demo AMD and NVIDIA Graphics Performance</title>
    10. <description>Left 4 Dead will be available next month but the early release of the demo prompted us to spend some time with it and a handful of graphics cards from AMD and NVIDIA to see how they performed on this new gaming title. I think you'll find the results interesting and the gameplay exciting. Do you need to upgrade??...</description>
    11. <link>http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=810</link>
    12. <guid>http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=810</guid>
    13. <pubDate>Fri, 30 Oct 2009 11:00:30 -0400</pubDate>
    14. </item>
    15.
    16. <item>
    17. <title>USB 3.0 and SATA 6G Performance Preview - ASUS brings the

  3. #3
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    here is line 74

    This feed does not validate.

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    line 74, column 26: XML parsing error: <unknown>:74:26: not well-formed (invalid token) [help]

    # </item>
    #
    # <item>
    # <title>PC Power &amp; Cooling Silencer 910 Power Supply Review</title>
    # <description>PC Power & Cooling's latest Silencer PSU delivers over 900W of clean, stable power with excellent efficiency at an affordable price. However, don't let the name fool you; this PSU is far from silent....</description>
    # <link>http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=790</link>
    # <guid>http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=790</guid>
    # <pubDate>Mon, 19 Oct 2009 11:00:02 -0400</pubDate>
    # </item>
    #
    # <item>

  4. #4
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    Re: RSS feed broken

    The feed is now back as the "PC Power & Cooling" item has fallen off the bottom of the list.

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