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Offline Kalamgish

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« on: 22/10/2008 08:59:54 »
I have the RSS feed on my Igoogle page but when I click on a podcast link I get the following error:-
DNS error - cannot find server.
I don't have any problem with other feeds and it has been like this for ages, if I go to the website then download the mp3 there is no problem.
It's been annoying me so I thought I would register on the forum and bring it to the attention of someone.
So I have.  [???]

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« Reply #1 on: 22/10/2008 09:15:40 »
Thanks for letting us know - We'll look into it.  Is it just the Naked Scientists Podcast feed, or does the same thing happen for the enhanced pod, or Ask the naked scientists?

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« Reply #2 on: 22/10/2008 14:32:13 »
Same problem with Ask the Naked Scientist links, see attachment, same problem with iexplore and firefox.

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« Reply #3 on: 22/10/2008 17:12:07 »
I've not tested the RSS reader in Igoogle, so I shall do now - is it just Google reader you use, or one of the others?

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« Reply #4 on: 22/10/2008 17:19:04 »
Just igoogle, not the seperate google reader.

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« Reply #5 on: 22/10/2008 17:31:42 »
I couldn't find an RSS reader on my Igoogle page!  But with the google RSS reader, we've worked it out.  The google reader is reading the <uniqueID> tag in the xml file instead of the <enclosure> or <link> tags, either of which would lead you straight to the showpage. Thanks for pointing it out, we'll see if we can get it fixed.  I assume it's the same for the integral reader.

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« Reply #6 on: 05/11/2008 18:04:36 »
Still broken.

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« Reply #7 on: 05/11/2008 18:53:10 »
Our xml is fine as far as we know (it works in other rss readers and podcast aggregators), so we're waiting on google for advice/for them to fix it.  Sorry about that.