Avoiding feed truncation

Luis Villa luis.villa at gmail.com
Wed Jun 14 04:26:12 EST 2006


On 6/13/06, Luis Villa <luis.villa at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/13/06, Baz <brian.ewins at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 6/13/06, Pranam Kolari <kolari1 at umbc.edu> wrote:
> > > So I ran planet.py a couple of minutes back. You should notice feed
> > > truncation in all entries starting
> > > from the first. The feeds are all full syndication.
> >
> > Hey now, thats *very* interesting. The first 3 of these truncate after
> > 309 chars of the original markup[1], which is way too much of a
> > coincidence. Unfortunately Luis's 2 examples arent quite the same,
> > truncating at 315 and 303 chars (309+6, 309-6? Hmmm.)
> >
> > Re Luis is getting different results @home and @Berkman - something
> > that occurs to me is that a while back a user reported a problem that
> > could only happen with a pre-planet version of feedparser; somehow
> > planet was importing the wrong version?
>
> Jeff also pointed out that perhaps this has something to do with the
> system's python? My 'working' planets are on an ubuntu box; the
> truncating planet is on RHEL3.

Further point: this happens with both Jeff's branch and Sam's.

Luis


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