Changes in version 3.2ΒΆ

Universal Feed Parser 3.2 was released on July 3, 2004.

  • use cjkcodecs and iconv_codec if available
  • always convert feed to UTF-8 before passing to XML parser
  • completely revamped logic for determining character encoding and attempting XML parsing (much faster)
  • increased default timeout to 20 seconds
  • test for presence of Location header on redirects
  • added tests for many alternate character encodings
  • support various EBCDIC encodings
  • support UTF-16BE and UTF16-LE with or without a BOM
  • support UTF-8 with a BOM
  • support UTF-32BE and UTF-32LE with or without a BOM
  • fixed crashing bug if no XML parsers are available
  • added support for Content-encoding: deflate
  • send blank Accept-encoding header if neither gzip nor zlib modules are available