Commit 906bbb34 authored by Tony Wasserka's avatar Tony Wasserka Committed by Georg Krause
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Display RSS episode descriptions based on the <content:encoded> RSS tags

The previously used <description> tag often only contains plain text,
whereas <content:encoded> is typically HTML-encoded and hence better
suited for display.

Closes #1405
parent 369122b3
......@@ -636,6 +636,7 @@ class RssFeedItemSerializer(serializers.Serializer):
links = serializers.ListField()
tags = serializers.ListField(required=False)
summary_detail = serializers.DictField(required=False)
content = serializers.ListField(required=False)
published_parsed = DummyField(required=False)
image = serializers.DictField(required=False)
......@@ -648,6 +649,16 @@ class RssFeedItemSerializer(serializers.Serializer):
"text": content,
def validate_content(self, v):
# TODO: Are there RSS feeds that use more than one content item?
content = v[0].get("value")
if not content:
return {
"content_type": v[0].get("type", "text/plain"),
"text": content,
def validate_image(self, v):
url = v.get("href")
if url:
......@@ -782,7 +793,16 @@ class RssFeedItemSerializer(serializers.Serializer):
if tags:
tags_models.set_tags(track, *tags)
summary = validated_data.get("summary_detail")
# "content" refers to the <content:encoded> node in the RSS feed,
# whereas "summary_detail" refers to the <description> node.
# <description> is intended to be used as a short summary and is often
# encoded merely as plain text, whereas <content:encoded> contains
# the full episode description and is generally encoded as HTML.
# For details, see
summary = validated_data.get("content")
if not summary:
summary = validated_data.get("summary_detail")
if summary:
common_utils.attach_content(track, "description", summary)
Improve formatting of RSS episode descriptions (#1405)
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