An RSS parser
A basic RSS parser, supporting 0.92, 1.0 and 2.0 formats.
All errors signalled by the feed reader are composite conditions of the exn and rss kinds.
- rss:read #!optional PORTprocedure
Reads an RSS feed from the given PORT, or from the value of (current-input-port), if no port is specified. A rss:feed record is returned.
- rss:feed? xprocedure
- rss:feed-version FEEDprocedure
- rss:feed-channel FEEDprocedure
- rss:feed-items FEEDprocedure
- rss:feed-base-uri FEEDprocedure
A record that holds information for an RSS feed. The version field contains a string, the channel field and the items hold a single rss:item and a list of rss:items, respectively. The base-uri field contains a string pointing to the base uri (if the xml:base attribute is defined in rss tag).
- rss:item? Xprocedure
- rss:item-title ITEMprocedure
- rss:item-description ITEMprocedure
- rss:item-enclosures ITEMprocedure
- rss:item-attributes ITEMprocedure
A record containing data of a RSS item. The title, link and description fields are strings. The rss:item-enclosures procedure returns a list of enclosure records (see below). The attributes field holds an association list mapping symbols to strings and contain all sub-elements of a specific RSS item, including the title, link description and enclosure values. So:
(eq? (alist-ref 'title (rss:item-attributes ITEM)) (rss:item-title ITEM)) ==> #t
The item attribute is an SXML expression of the form
(image (title STRING) ...)
where ... hold additional subelements of the image attribute.
- rss:item-attribute ITEM SYMBOLprocedure
Returns the attribute SYMBOL of the RSS feed item ITEM or #f if the item does not contain an attribute of this name.
- rss:item=? ITEM ITEMprocedure
Returns #t if the items have identical GUID attributes or (if no GUIDs are available) if the items have the same contents.
Holds the url of an embedded file, the mime-type of that file and the length in bytes. It's accessors are defined as follows:
- rss:renclosure? Xprocedure
- rss:enclosure-url ENCLOSUREprocedure
- rss:enclosure-type ENCLOSUREprocedure
- rss:enclosure-length ENCLOSUREprocedure
All the returned values are strings.
- 1.6 support for xml:base attribute in rss tag
- 1.5 support for handling multiple enclosures, changed rss:enclosure to rss:enclosures [thanks again to Christian Kellermann]
- 1.4 improvements by [Christian Kellermann]
- 1.3 ported to chicken 4
- 1.2 fixed broken .meta file [reported by Mario Goulart]
- 1.1 Small fix in rss:item=? by Daishi Kato
- 1.0 Initial release
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