[erlang-questions] Parsing RSS

Alan Zimmerman <>
Mon Sep 4 17:27:56 CEST 2006

Could it be that the characters before the <?xml are some kind of
unicode byte order encoding?


On Mon, 2006-09-04 at 16:01 +0100, Ewan Higgs wrote:
> > That's what I was getting. I just couldn't figure
> > out why.
> I'm not sure I understand you 100% but to be clear:
> having anything before the <?xml makes the xml
> illegal. The parser is performing correctly when it
> refuses to read the document.
> You may be interested to know about feedvalitator.org
> to make sure the feed you're reading is correct.
> -Ewan

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