Rome doesn't seem to parse the pubDate correctly out of the RSS feed when it is CDATA

Description

Trying to read this feed:

http://pmq.com/news/rss.php

Here is an example of it:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<rss version="2.0">
<channel>
<title>PMQ News Room</title>
<description>All the hottest pizza news.</description>
<link>http://pmq.com/news</link>
<language>en-us</language>
<pubDate>Fri, 13 Jan 2012 12:50:56 EST</pubDate>
<item>
<link>http://pmq.com/news/news.php?id=15463</link>
<guid isPermaLink="true">http://pmq.com/news/news.php?id=15463</guid>

<title><![CDATA[First Mobile Neapolitan Pizzeria, to Launch in San Francisco in February]]></title>
<description><![CDATA["Ex-Flour + Water pizzaiolo Jon Darsky is launching a pioneering mobile operation called Del Popolo ("of the people"), as Tablehopper reports. Darsky and a design team have adapted a shipping container into a wood-fired pizzeria, loaded onto a flat-bed truck, with an on-board, 5,000-pound Stefano Ferrara pizza oven from Naples, just like the ones Una Pizza Napoletana and Cupola have," reports SanFrancisco.GrubStreet.com.]]></description>
<pubDate><![CDATA[2012-01-12 11:18:03]]></pubDate>
<comments>http://pmq.com/news/news.php?id=15463</comments>
</item>
<item>
<link>http://pmq.com/news/news.php?id=15462</link>
<guid isPermaLink="true">http://pmq.com/news/news.php?id=15462</guid>

<title><![CDATA[Pizza Shop Owner Shocked By Food Poisonings ]]></title>
<description><![CDATA["The owner of a Ballarat pizza shop closed down after a salmonella outbreak has pleaded to his customers for support as health authorities continued investigations into a regional egg supplier," reports SMH.com.au.]]></description>
<pubDate><![CDATA[2012-01-12 10:46:22]]></pubDate>
<comments>http://pmq.com/news/news.php?id=15462</comments>
</item>

The pubdate is in CDATA and when I look at it in rome it is null. So it isn't handled correctly, the title and description are being handled correctly in this case.

Environment

Java 6/Linux/ Rome and Rome fetcher 1.0.

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George Oliver
October 26, 2012, 2:47 AM

I'm running into a similar issue where it seems like pubdates of the form <pubDate>Fri, 26 Oct 2012 01:47:20 UTC</pubDate> are not parsed. Here is an entire example item,

<item>
<title>Codebase Downloads w/ Pfile/Passwords</title>
<link>http://www.mudbytes.net/index.php?a=topic&amp;t=4011&amp;p=63177#p63177</link>
<description>[quote=[url=/topic-4011-63131#p63131]KaVir/url]And while we're on the subject of submissions, I'd still like some way to remove [url=http://www.mudbytes.net/topic-3547]or at least mark/url [i]obsolete/i code. It's irritating having to explain to people that despite its name, "KaVir's MUD Protocol Handler (Fixed Up Source Code)" is actually obsolete, and that they should instead download "KaVir's MUD Protocol Handler"./quoteThere doesn't appear to be an option to delete files, but if</description>
<guid isPermaLink="true">http://www.mudbytes.net/index.php?a=topic&amp;t=4011&amp;p=63177#p63177</guid>
<pubDate>Fri, 26 Oct 2012 01:47:20 UTC</pubDate>
<category>General Chatter</category>
<author>nobody@example.com (Scandum)</author>
</item>

Which is from this feed, http://www.mudbytes.net/index.php?a=rssfeed

All dates in the parsed feed are nil. Anyone have a clue about this?

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Nick Lothian

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Jeffrey Haskovec

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