Parsing RSS

Joel Reymont <>
Fri Sep 1 00:46:45 CEST 2006

There seems to be an issue with url:raw_get_url/2 from www_tools.

It returns <<"1ff8\r\n<?xml version=\"1.0\" enco"...>> and the first  
6 characters cause the error.

On Aug 31, 2006, at 10:33 PM, Joel Reymont wrote:

> Has anyone tried to parse RSS feeds using Erlang?
> I tried the example at 
> How_to_write_an_RSS_aggregator but xmerl_scan:string blows up. The  
> proper URL for the feed is


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