Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#14621 new defect

html link parser doesn't stop on extended ascii quotes

Reported by: ak_hepcat Owned by: EionRobb
Milestone: 2.10.1 Component: unclassified
Version: 2.10.0 Keywords: html parser


Note the use of extended ascii 'quotes' in the following example

Donna said: “check out this link

pidgin tries to create a hyperlink for the text starting at http... but doesn't stop when it reaches the "right-quote" marker &#148

This has been around for many years and not been fixed.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by ak_hepcat

(as a side comment, this bug also occurs in Mozilla Thunderbird v6.0.2 and possibly other versions. I don't know if there is a standard parser library at work between the two or not...)

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by rekkanoryo

  • Owner changed from rekkanoryo to EionRobb
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