[Haskell-cafe] porting feed to xml-enumerator

Aristid Breitkreuz aristidb at googlemail.com
Mon Jan 2 20:06:51 CET 2012

Hi Simon and all,

You might want to consider using xml-conduit instead of
xml-enumerator. Michael Snoyman has shifted his attention to this new



2012/1/2 Simon Michael <simon at joyful.com>:
> Hi Sigbjorn (and Don),
> I'm back for another reason. feed leaks and uses a lot of memory due to the
> xml package. Rather than fix xml I ported feed to xml-enumerator, which is
> used by yesod and more actively maintained than xml. This seems to have
> fixed the problem so I'm thinking of uploading this version to hackage as
> feed-1.0 (which I'll use for rss2irc and hackagebot.)
> Please let me know whether you agree. Also you might be interested in moving
> your repo (http://code.galois.com/cgi-bin/gitweb?p=feed.git;a=summary) to
> github ? This would make it easier to publish my changes, either to the main
> repo or a branch or fork. Otherwise I'll need to get them to your repo
> somehow.
> Thanks again,
> -Simon
> On Feb 21, 2011, at 5:14 PM, Simon Michael wrote:
> thanks for feed. I'm just investigating a bug with rss2irc, and I think I'm
> seeing problems in the current feed on hackage. It lookas as if there's no
> way to get item updated date as opposed item published date, and
> getItemPublishDate actually gets the updated date in the case of an atom
> feed
> (http://hackage.haskell.org/packages/archive/feed/0.3.8/doc/html/src/Text-Feed-Query.html#getItemPublishDate).
> I'd like to contribute a fix. Would you be able to make feed's repo public,
> eg on darcsden.com or github ?
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