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Creating an RSS Feed using PHP/Oracle

I am trying to create an rrs feed using PHP/Oracle. The code/example works perfect with Mysql but it crashes when I try the same code with Oracle. Database connection with Oracle is working fine. I tried so many combinations and codes but nothing works when I try to create RSS.
I have attached the code, 'll greatly appreciate any feedback.

Thanks.

Here's the part that's working fine and shows data. Please help me generate RSS feed. Thanks.
<?php

$conn = oci_connect('UserName', 'Password', 'ServerName/DatabaseName');

// Parse the statement. Note there is no final semi-colon in the SQL statement
$stid = oci_parse($conn, "SELECT * FROM FECapp.Cal_Event where location = 'Michigan' and url is NOT NULL");
$result = oci_execute($stid);

while ($row = oci_fetch_array($stid, OCI_ASSOC+OCI_RETURN_NULLS)) {
  echo "<br>";
  echo $row['EVENT_NAME'];
  echo "<br>";
  echo $row['LOCATION'];
  echo "<br>";
  echo $row['URL'];
}
?>

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Your only problems so far may be in using Oracle, but eventually you will need to know about RSS.  The string your script creates here is not an RSS feed.  RSS is a specialized subset of XML.  You can learn more about the specific tags and formats here:
http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/rss/rss.html