I’m working on a rails site with an RSS feed. We were testing last
night, and I found that although Safari on my Mac was perfectly happy
with the feed, my colleagues Mac wasn’t. So I ran it through the w3
validation site to work out the bugs.
So now, I’d like to incorporate rss feed validation into my bag of
Rails test/rspec tricks. Googling around I see that there’s a plugin
to validate xhthl and css
And someone has munged this into an RSpec matcher to validate xhtml at
I thought that that code might form a base to talk to the X3 RSS feed
validator, but as I get into it it doesn’t look that straightforward.
I was just wondering if anyone had trod this path before, or knew of
alternative plugins/gems to allow rss validation from a test or spec,
or at the very least from ruby.
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