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XF 1.3 Zend_Feed_Exception

keep getting this error and I have no clue what it means.

Zend_Feed_Exception: Could not load date due to unrecognised format (should follow RFC 822 or 2822):Missing locale file '/hermes/bosoraweb057/b2992/ipg.300bpmcom/thailandtripnow/library/Zend/Locale/Data/fr_FR.xml' for 'fr_FR' locale. - library/Zend/Feed/Reader/Feed/Rss.php:243

Could you help me out?

Jake Bunce

XenForo moderator
Staff member
See Mike's posts here:


That is actually an invalid date format, but adding a few extra locale files has seemed to work around it. That said, there could be situations where others are needed, and frankly, I don't think I'm going to add them. There are about 9MB of locale XML files and I'm not shipping that with XF (we have stripped down ZF for that reason).
So basically XenForo doesn't ship with the necessary locale files to read one of the dates in your incoming RSS feed.

You should be able to fix this by manually uploading the needed locale file to this directory:


Download Zend 1.10.2 (full package) from this page:


Go into that zip file and upload the locale files to library/Zend/Locale/Data on your server.