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The RSS parser from yesterday is shite. My fault. It worked for most 0.91 feeds, but incompletely parsed xml namespace qualified tags and attributes. In fact, the list of what didn't work is longer than those that did.

Several issues surfaced when retesting the parser. First, the ruby sgml- parser modeled after the python sgmllib (which does by the way) didn't deal with namespace qualifications at all. I've made the changes and posted a patched copy of sgml-parser.rb and an updated rss- parser.

The OPML code is done, of which this post should have been that post.

A few more tweaks and we'll talk about OPML, and a driver progam.