Tip of the Day: Check How Your Feed Looks
Ian Lurie Oct 23 2007
Update: Of course, had I read further, I would’ve seen that Matt already knew about the problem, and that it was being addressed by Feedburner et al. Cough cough…
One of my daily reads is Data Mining.
Just today, though, I saw that their feed has, uh, decayed a bit in Google Reader:
Always check to see how your feed looks in a feed reader. If it’s a mess, make sure your HTML code doesn’t include an unclosed element, or a comment that’s not closed, or something else.
Matthew, I took a look at your source – couldn’t find anything obvious. There sure are a lot of looong commented sections, though, with some entities and such in ’em…
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