news feeds

David Dorward david at
Tue Feb 7 12:38:43 GMT 2006

On Tue, Feb 07, 2006 at 12:26:49PM +0000, Simon Wistow wrote:
> Thirdly, Feedvalidator also says (perhaps spuriously) that the HTTP
> header should have the character encoding in it. There appears to be no
> way to turn this off in Again, suggestions welcome although I'm 
> not too worried about this one.

XML and character encoding is a bit of a mess. Specifying it in the
HTTP header is the best way to go.

print $cgi->header(-type => 'application/x.atom+xml; charset=utf-8');

Should do the trick (assuming you are using UTF-8).

David Dorward                            

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