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swalladge
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Post by swalladge » March 22nd, 2018, 8:39 pm

Hi everyone! I'm new here, but love the librivox project!

Anyway, I registered an account here to discuss an issue I was having. So I was subscribing the rss podcast feeds with a podcast app (pocketcast) and noticed that some feeds don't have a pubDate attached (see example below):

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<item>
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<pubDate><!-- file element=rss.pubDate --></pubDate>
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</item>
This causes some podcast apps to do weird things when adding the feed. Out of the ones I tried, Pocketcasts and Clementine errored, and antennapod displays the date for all of them as the current date when adding.

I was wondering if you could use a volunteer to go through and fix these feed files (or database) so that it works. (I'm volunteering.) For example just adding arbitrary dates so that they are in order.

knotyouraveragejo
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » March 22nd, 2018, 8:48 pm

Hi swalladge,

Could you give us an example of a LV rss feed that is missing the pubDate?
Jo
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