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atom:link causes getLink to fail for RSS2.php #2

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@serenecloud

Hi,

I submitted a bug to https://pear.php.net/bugs/bug.php?id=16416 a long time ago for this bug. Recently @meldra messaged me asking if I could bring it into github, so here it is.

Original bug description:

"The RSS 2.0 spec specifies that you should use however some sites such as http://workbench.cadenhead.org/news/3284/adding-atomlink-your-rss-feed recommend adding also.

getElementsByTagName will return both these links when searching for 'link'. If the atom:link is first then $link->nodeValue is an empty string and this eventually calls combineBases passing $element->baseURI (which in my case ends up being the folder of the file)

An example of the kind of feed that can trigger this is http://blog.mudrak.name/feed/?tag=mahara

I have attached a diff of my change to fix this issue using xpath to only match and not atom:link (or any other namespaced link attributes)."

Thanks

@CloCkWeRX
PEAR - PHP Extension and Application Repository member

It's rarely done, but would people ever put rss2 elements in a rss2 namespace? ie: rss:link?

Possibly - if the standard supports that then the getLink function should too. I'm afraid I don't have the time to dig back into this bug, it's been a while and I don't work on the project anymore. Hopefully now Pear is on github (yay!) hopefully others will weigh in.

@CloCkWeRX CloCkWeRX merged commit ca9e357 into pear:master Nov 30, 2011
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