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Re: Feed Validator service bugs

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 08:23:15 -0400
Message-Id: <70F83252-FA06-4F58-87CB-870ECDB38ADB@w3.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
To: ryan <ryan@theryanking.com>

Hi Ryan,

On May 29, 2007, at 21:08 , ryan wrote:
> I'm trying to use the feed validation service at http:// 
> validator.w3.org/feed/, but I'm encountering a few problems–
> * Pasting the contents of the feed into the form and hitting submit  
> gives me an error page. I've tried several feeds and always get an  
> error. (FWIW, I'm using Safari 2.0.4)

Could you send the content of one of the feeds you tried? (to me only  
if its content should not be public). I know that the direct input  
interface of the feed validator is somewhat more fragile than the one  
for online resources, but I tried with a couple of them and  
validation was performed without problem.

> * The soap interface seems to likewise be broken. I tried accessing  
> it with the ruby library [1], but it appears to be returning python  
> stack traces of errors.

Can you send the trace, and context? I just tried the soap output  
that the ruby library should be using, and as far as I can tell it is  

> Other feedback:
> * http://validator.w3.org/feed/docs/ references "Atom 1.1". AFAIK,  
> there is no such thing. There's Atom 1.0 (aka Atom Syndication) and  
> there's draft 11 of the Atom Publishing Protocol, but those are  
> different things.

Correct. Will fix that, thank you.

Received on Thursday, 14 June 2007 12:23:09 UTC

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