[thelist] RSS Validation Problems

Paul Waring pwaring at gmail.com
Sat Dec 24 03:32:33 CST 2005

On 12/23/05, Asif Suria <asifsuria at yahoo.com> wrote:
> The following error from the validators is not making
> much sense to me and I was hoping that some RSS expert
> on this list might be able to understand that it
> means.
> "line 1, column 2: XML parsing error: <unknown>:1:2:
> xml declaration not at start of external entity
>   <?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>"

I don't know for sure if this is the problem, but in my RSS feed I
have this code:

<rss version="2.0" xmlns:content="http://purl.org/rss/1.0/modules/content/">

instead of just:

<rss version="2.0">

You could try adding the XML namespace part (xmlns:...) and see if that works.


Rogue Tory

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