[development] cURL and drupal_http_request do not properly download certain Google News feeds

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Tue Jan 19 21:04:40 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 2:15 PM, Alex Barth <alex at developmentseed.org>wrote:

> After getting a report that
> http://news.google.com/news?pz=1&hl=ar&q=سوريا&cf=all&output=rss<http://news.google.com/news?pz=1&hl=ar&q=%D8%B3%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%8A%D8%A7&cf=all&output=rss>

Could be a UTF-8 issue? The q= has "Syria"  (in Arabic) in it. Is that
stripped out
somewhere in some layer in Drupal?
Khalid M. Baheyeldin
2bits.com, Inc.
Drupal optimization, development, customization and consulting.
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