ZF-9752: Character encoding not sent with Google Base atom+xml request


When generating the atom+xml feed to send to Google Base using Zend_Gdata_Gbase, no character encoding type can be specified or is sent with the request.

The Gdata API rejects my insert requests for Base that have UTF-8 encoding strings, with the error "There is a problem with the character encoding of this attribute." When I use iconv to convert to ASCII beforehand, it works.


Zend_Gdata_Gbase was discontinued by Google on June 1st, 2011 and has been removed from Zend Framework in 1.12.0. The classes remain, but will throw a {{Zend_Exception}} when instantiated. Announcement:…