2008/3/10 Luis Rodrigo Gallardo Cruz <rodrigo@nul-unu.com>:
On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 09:43:46AM +0100, Jan Deeg wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 12:28 AM, Lars Lindner <lars.lindner@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 12:58 PM, Jan Deeg <deegmeister@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I want to use liferea with sciencedirect.com rss feeds: e.g.
> > >
> > http://rss.sciencedirect.com/getMessage?registrationId=FDCGFECGGJCHNDDIHDCNFIDOGLHIFIEIHVEOIIFILE
> > >
> > > When I subscribe, the feed is not loaded.
> > >   XML Parser Output:
> > >   Empty input! XML error while reading feed!

> > This sounds like a authentication problem. Please try to
> > set HTTP authentication settings in the subscription
> > properties. This might help.
>
> Hi Lars,
>
> Thanks for your help, it is appreciated.
> The HTTP feeds I want to use should be public, so I don't have a password
> for them.
> ...
> UPDATE: request (http:) finished
> UPDATE: neither a known feed type nor a HTML document!
>
> That is because the downloaded rss file is empty I think. Where does liferea
> save the temporary files, so I can check that?

$ GET -e "http://rss.sciencedirect.com/getMessage?registrationId=AEHGAFHGBKHHIEIICEHNAJIPALHLFMQLIWJODELNGK"
Connection: close
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 15:38:17 GMT
Via: 1.1 rss.sciencedirect.com
Server: Apache-Coyote/1.1
Content-Length: 0
Content-Type: text/xml;charset=UTF-8

Indeed, it's empty.

Maybe the server requires some sort of cookie from you in order to
send content.

This is still a bug in liferea, an empty response should not even be
given to the parser, but it seems to me this is a fringe case and if
solving it is too much trouble maybe it should just be left be.

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Hi all,

Just for the record, I circumvented the problem of empty feeds by writing a small script that runs wget feed.rss at startup. My liferea points to the newly fetched, nonempty rss feeds. I couldn't get the cookie-file working.

Regards,
Deeg