Fetch news for Harper's Magazine - articles from the print edition fails

Bug #1869088 reported by David West on 2020-03-25
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
calibre
Medium
darkom

Bug Description

Beginning this week the recipe for fetching "Harper's Magazine - articles from printed edition" doesn't work. I reported a similar problem 2019-02-25 which was fixed (Harper's website changed).

I'm using Windows 10 Pro v.1909 64bit, Windows Defender for firewall and antivirus, and Calibre 4.12 (64bit). I run this recipe every 30 days. I've confirmed on their website I am using the correct Username and Password. If I can provide further information or assistance, please advise.

Thank you.

Below is the text of the Conversion error notice:

calibre, version 4.12.0 (win32, embedded-python: True)
Conversion error: Failed: Fetch news from Harper's Magazine - articles from printed edition

Fetch news from Harper's Magazine - articles from printed edition
DeDRM v6.1.0: In __init__
DeDRM v6.1.0: In load_resources
DeDRM v6.1.0: verdir C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Roaming\calibre\plugins\DeDRM\6.1.0
DeDRM v6.1.0: In initialize
Conversion options changed from defaults:
  output_profile: 'tablet'
  verbose: 2
Resolved conversion options
calibre version: 4.12.0
{'asciiize': False,
 'author_sort': None,
 'authors': None,
 'base_font_size': 0,
 'book_producer': None,
 'change_justification': u'original',
 'chapter': None,
 'chapter_mark': u'pagebreak',
 'comments': None,
 'cover': None,
 'debug_pipeline': None,
 'dehyphenate': True,
 'delete_blank_paragraphs': True,
 'disable_font_rescaling': False,
 'dont_download_recipe': False,
 'dont_split_on_page_breaks': True,
 'duplicate_links_in_toc': False,
 'embed_all_fonts': False,
 'embed_font_family': None,
 'enable_heuristics': False,
 'epub_flatten': False,
 'epub_inline_toc': False,
 'epub_toc_at_end': False,
 'epub_version': u'2',
 'expand_css': False,
 'extra_css': None,
 'extract_to': None,
 'filter_css': None,
 'fix_indents': True,
 'flow_size': 260,
 'font_size_mapping': None,
 'format_scene_breaks': True,
 'html_unwrap_factor': 0.4,
 'input_encoding': None,
 'input_profile': <calibre.customize.profiles.InputProfile object at 0x000002421F824E88>,
 'insert_blank_line': False,
 'insert_blank_line_size': 0.5,
 'insert_metadata': False,
 'isbn': None,
 'italicize_common_cases': True,
 'keep_ligatures': False,
 'language': None,
 'level1_toc': None,
 'level2_toc': None,
 'level3_toc': None,
 'line_height': 0,
 'linearize_tables': False,
 'lrf': False,
 'margin_bottom': 5.0,
 'margin_left': 5.0,
 'margin_right': 5.0,
 'margin_top': 5.0,
 'markup_chapter_headings': True,
 'max_toc_links': 50,
 'minimum_line_height': 120.0,
 'no_chapters_in_toc': False,
 'no_default_epub_cover': False,
 'no_inline_navbars': False,
 'no_svg_cover': False,
 'output_profile': <calibre.customize.profiles.TabletOutput object at 0x000002421F836348>,
 'page_breaks_before': None,
 'prefer_metadata_cover': False,
 'preserve_cover_aspect_ratio': False,
 'pretty_print': True,
 'pubdate': None,
 'publisher': None,
 'rating': None,
 'read_metadata_from_opf': None,
 'remove_fake_margins': True,
 'remove_first_image': False,
 'remove_paragraph_spacing': False,
 'remove_paragraph_spacing_indent_size': 1.5,
 'renumber_headings': True,
 'replace_scene_breaks': u'',
 'search_replace': None,
 'series': None,
 'series_index': None,
 'smarten_punctuation': False,
 'sr1_replace': u'',
 'sr1_search': u'',
 'sr2_replace': u'',
 'sr2_search': u'',
 'sr3_replace': u'',
 'sr3_search': u'',
 'start_reading_at': None,
 'subset_embedded_fonts': False,
 'tags': None,
 'test': False,
 'timestamp': None,
 'title': None,
 'title_sort': None,
 'toc_filter': None,
 'toc_threshold': 6,
 'toc_title': None,
 'transform_css_rules': None,
 'unsmarten_punctuation': False,
 'unwrap_lines': True,
 'use_auto_toc': False,
 'verbose': 2}
InputFormatPlugin: Recipe Input running
Downloading recipe urn: builtin:harpers_full
Trying to get latest version of recipe: harpers_full
Using user agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_14_3) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/73.0.3683.86 Safari/537.36
Python function terminated unexpectedly
  'NoneType' object has no attribute '__getitem__' (Error Code: 1)
 Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "site.py", line 114, in main
  File "site.py", line 88, in run_entry_point
  File "site-packages\calibre\utils\ipc\worker.py", line 209, in main
  File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\convert\gui_conversion.py", line 36, in gui_convert_recipe
  File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\convert\gui_conversion.py", line 28, in gui_convert
  File "site-packages\calibre\ebooks\conversion\plumber.py", line 1110, in run
  File "site-packages\calibre\customize\conversion.py", line 246, in __call__
  File "site-packages\calibre\ebooks\conversion\plugins\recipe_input.py", line 139, in convert
  File "site-packages\calibre\web\feeds\news.py", line 1022, in download
  File "site-packages\calibre\web\feeds\news.py", line 1190, in build_index
  File "<string>", line 76, in parse_index
TypeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute '__getitem__'

darkom (darko-miletic) wrote :

I will take a look

Changed in calibre:
assignee: nobody → darkom (darko-miletic)
darkom (darko-miletic) on 2020-03-25
Changed in calibre:
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Medium
Jesse (theamazingjmo) wrote :

The Baffler no longer works either; I believe they stopped offering free issues.

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