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Problems with SDN RSS Feed - part 1

Hi all, this is the first question I have regarding the SDN RSS Feed and it's processing. I have followed Brian's weblog 'RSS = HttpClient + XML + XSLT' (link: /people/brian.mckellar/blog/2004/06/25/bsp-programming-rss-httpclient-xml-xslt). When testing this example I run into a problem when executing the following commands:

node = element->find_from_name( name = 'creator' ).

<blog>-creator = node->get_value( ).

node = element->find_from_name( name = 'date' ).

<blog>-date = node->get_value( ).

Both values seem to be empty resulting in a HTTP_COMMUNICATION_FAILURE. When I comment these lines out the example runs correctly. Checking the actual RSS Feed, http://weblogs.sdn.sap.com/pub/q/weblog_rss_topic?x-topic=24&x-ver=1.0, there are entries for dc:creator and dc:date, so I changed my code accordingly but no success. Any idea what is causing this issue? Thanks, Tiest

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    Posted on Jan 30, 2005 at 09:59 AM

    I fail to see how these values could result in a HTTP comms error. But it has been a long time since that code. Let us keep the communication in one thread. We await your cleaned up code (max 25-50 lines) to see where you are now.

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      Brian, I definately appreciate your help in this matter. I definately am trying to help out other users as well either in the BSP thread or in the WAS Preview installation Thread. Just need to learn some more in order to become even more helpfull. For now, again many thanks in this matter and will ead through some XML documentation. Tiest

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