There are some Israeli windows-alergic webmasters that can't get themselves to write "windows-1255" inside their RSS feeds, so they use the politically-correct synonim "iso-8859-8-i" instead of the "w word" ;)
I respect them for their heritage, but some old distros of python don't know this encoding alias, and it made rawdog break on feeds like whatsup etc. when run on Guy's PC
Anywayz - it's fixed.
If you already have a running dogwalker and you don't want to mess your config(s), don't download the whole shebang: Here's the code (and you might want the nice new html template too).