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RE: RE: RE: RSS Headline Sucker

by Anonymous Monk
on Oct 01, 2000 at 00:05 UTC ( #34775=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to RE: RE: RSS Headline Sucker
in thread RSS Headline Sucker

Trying this again in HTML...Wow, your code is exactly what I need.  Cannot get it to run on Access though.
This is the content of my first table named ExternalNewsSources
ExternalNewsSourceID Title Link Description Source
1 SlashDot Headlines
Format of the first table is as suggested
ExternalNewsSourceID  ->  autoNumber (internal unique id)
Title  ->  text  (name of the site)
Link  ->  text  (link to the site, not the source)
Description  ->  text  (description of the site)
Source  ->  text  (URL for the actual feed)
My second table is named ExternalNews and has the following columns:
SourceID          -text
PostDate          -text
Title             -text
Link              -text
Description       -text
I have a System DSN named TESTSERVER as in the example and I'm running your example code as published. 
I don't get any errors.... just no data in the tables.  Do I have something simple wrong?

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RE: RE: RE: RE: RSS Headline Sucker
by Anonymous Monk on Oct 01, 2000 at 01:24 UTC
    It looks like some sites parse while others don't. I added more sources and I'm starting to get some information in the second table.

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