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XML Plugins 0.11 & Gravatar 0.3

I’ve updated all my Nucleus plugins.

As of version 0.3 the Gravatar plugin now outputs valid XHTML entities encoded links, which should make sure it won’t cause any validation issues. Also updated are the XML Plugins (RSS/Atom Reader, RSS/Atom Aggregator and XBEL Reader), which now offer a slightly improved parsing algorithm for all feed types. This updated algorithm solves a bug that was most visible with the Slashdot RSS feed, by showing extra information in the title of the feed.

14 Responses to “XML Plugins 0.11 & Gravatar 0.3”

  1. Aaron wrote on November 25th, 2004 at 11:49 am

    Your RSS feed does not seem to be working at the moment.

  2. Aaron wrote on November 25th, 2004 at 11:52 am

    Sorry bout that, there was a problem with the globalfunctions.php on var www/www.rakaz.nl/nucleus… i forgot the rest, so i sent the comment three times before it corrected and refreshed on my browser.

  3. rakaz wrote on November 25th, 2004 at 11:55 am

    Posting comments is a bit screwy at the moments… I’m experimenting with a new Nucleus plugin I’m working on…. <b>HTMLComments</b> < see, it’s working already :)

  4. rakaz wrote on November 25th, 2004 at 11:56 am

    Okay… maybe not just yet…

  5. Mehran wrote on November 29th, 2004 at 5:28 am

    I am using Persian language for my website and unfortunately this plug-in can not show the content in default encoding (utf-8). We using utf-8 encoding for Persian characters and when I use this plug-in to show some content from another persian website with the same encoding, the result is some gibberish ASCI characters.
    I saw in you XMLsupport.php that you using ISO-8601 for encoding and I also tried to replace that with utf-8, but no effect, same result.

    Any though what would be the solution?

  6. rakaz wrote on November 30th, 2004 at 12:11 am

    Mehran: I’m currently testing a UTF-8 friendlier version that should solve your problems. I hope to be able to release it somewhere tomorrow.

  7. Mehran wrote on November 30th, 2004 at 1:41 am

    This is a good news for me. looking forwart to test it.

  8. Brian wrote on November 30th, 2004 at 11:00 am

    Hi, is they a way to get the feeds working from behind a proxy, like a way to supply the HTTP proxy IP and Port to the script?

  9. Brian wrote on November 30th, 2004 at 11:01 am

    P.S. RSS/Atom Reader is the one I’m trying to get working. Thanks.

  10. rakaz wrote on November 30th, 2004 at 4:31 pm

    Brian: With some hacking it should be possible, provided you have the
    PHP cURL extension installed on your webserver. I not able to test it, but I
    think it should look like this:

    Edit NP_XMLSupport. Go to line 340 – 345. Below the other curl_setopt()
    functions add the following two lines:

    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_PROXY, '');
    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_PROXYUSERPWD, 'username:password');
  11. Mehran wrote on December 1st, 2004 at 5:17 am

    Rakaz, Where do you release the new update for UNICODE support? Here or in Nucleus forum?

  12. Brian wrote on December 2nd, 2004 at 10:42 am

    rakaz: that was perfect :)

    I checked PHP cURL was installed and added in the CURLOPT_PROXY line with the proxy details and it worked perfectly

    thanks so much

  13. Mehran wrote on December 2nd, 2004 at 11:13 pm

    Any news on UNICODE support?


  14. rakaz wrote on December 3rd, 2004 at 12:21 am

    Mehran: Take a look at XML Plugins 0.13 – UTF-8 Support: