Parsing error on

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It seems there's a parsing error on, feed_id 142. I've attached a screenshot. You'll notice the odd tags (one of which actually looks like a link, the next two have garbled HTML in them), the fact that almost the entire article is a link, etc. The feed "validates" ( but does have some complaints.

This is actually not the first time I've seen this, but chalked it up to strangeness on the remote side. See stories "
Cennydd Bowles on UX & Design: Shades of Discoverability", "Rachel Andrew on the Business of Web Dev: How Do You Go on Vacation?", and "David Sleight on New-School Publishing: The Hands in the Cookie Jar" for more information.

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this has been happening almost since I first subbed to it. But I never looked at the source.
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I have the same issue. A List Apart puts "topics" in their feed via dc:subject, but its content is a cdata block of html text:

<dc:subject><![CDATA[<a href="/topic/user-experience">User Experience</a>, <a href="/topic/interaction-design">Interaction Design</a>, <a href="/topic/user-research">User Research</a>, <a href="/topic/application-development">Application Development</a>, <a href="/topic/community">Community</a>]]></dc:subject>
This is a pretty gross practice, but it shouldn't break newsblur the way it does.