Feedparser problem

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Fri Jun 5 09:22:30 CEST 2009

Jonathan Nelson wrote:

> I'm trying to add a feedreader element to my django project.  I'm
> using Mark Pilgrim's great feedparser library.  I've used it before
> without any problems.  I'm getting a TypeError I can't figure out.
> I've tried searching google, bing, google groups to no avail.
> Here's the dpaste of what I'm trying to do and the result I'm
> getting:

> >>>import feedparser
> >>>url='http://feeds.nytimes.com/nyt/rss/Technology'
> >>>d=feedparser.parse(url)
> >>>d
> {'bozo':1,
> 'bozo_exception': TypeError("__init__() got an unexpected keyword argument 
> 'encoding': 'utf-8',
> 'entries': [],
> 'feed':{},
> 'version': None}

> I've tried checking my firewall settings.  I'm using Windows 7 and
> Python 2.6.  Win 7 is allowing other Python programs through.  I've
> tried several different RSS urls with the same result.
> Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.

Which version of feedparser are you using? In the 4.1 source 'timeout' 
occurs only in a comment.


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