For some reason Safari and Bloglines strips out part of the HREF address in my RSS links.

The feed address is:

The proper address format is:


For example:

This is how it appears in the actual XML file and it works fine in Firefox and Opera. However, in some readers it strips out the "/s" on all of the links in the feed.

For example:

And of course this is a dead link. Any ideas on what could cause this?

Thanks a bunch!


Here is a sample of my XML if this helps:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<rss version="2.0">
  <description>A comic about popular stuff.</description>
   <title>To The Death</title>
   <description>Nice try. I've spent the last two years building up an immunity to cultural references.</description>
   <pubDate>Wed, 10 Sep 2008</pubDate>
   <description>You don't even have to clean up the mess.</description>
   <pubDate>Tue, 09 Sep 2008</pubDate>
   <title>The Sahara Showdown</title>
   <description>All we are saying is give war a chance.</description>
   <pubDate>Mon, 08 Sep 2008</pubDate>
   <title>What's wrong?</title>
   <description>It's really starting to get me down.</description>
   <pubDate>Sun, 07 Sep 2008</pubDate>
   <title>POPsickleCHARTS: The A-B Curve</title>
   <description>This is a useful graph for starting your own religion. The key is to be about 33% or 66% unbelievable or obvious.</description>
   <pubDate>Sun, 07 Sep 2008</pubDate>

I think I figured it out. Safari was taking the domain and the id and combining them together to make the link - instead of using the link. I assume this is what the other mentally handicapped readers are doing as well. I fixed it by adding the "s/" prefix to all IDs.

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