RSS feed validation in 0.9.3
|Reported by:||osimons||Owned by:||Christian Boos|
Upgraded to 0.9.3 and have found 2 problems with gettings timeline feeds validated in both RSS Bandit and Sage - and both Internet Explorer and Firefox also confirm "XML Parsing Error: not well-formed".
- /trunk/trac/wiki/formatter.py in line 685-687 (end of OneLineFormatter format method): Three dots are converted to
…. Some feed readers do not like this, especially if they use validating xml components, as there is no DTD for the Trac RSS XML, and the hellip entity is not recognized. A quick workaround(fix?) is to use the numeric entity reference instead, which is: …. Works for us. As far as I can see, this code has not changed from 0.9.2-0.9.3, but new Marker/escape/sanitise handling have probably introduced new ways of handling the output.
- That fixed all my projects except one. The problem here is located to be the an entry in a Subversion log message (a changeset timeline event) that is based on a log link to a start-stop revision list for a folder
[log:..mysource/folder@34:45]. The HTML for this gets converted to
href="..mysource/folder?rev=45&stop_rev=34without escaping the HTML ampersand. The feed will not validate. Manually replacing
&makes the feed validate without errors. The output from the log link seems to start with _format_link method at the end of trunk/trac/versioncontrol/web_ui/log.py, but with Href, Formatter and Markup etc. on it's path to output I have to leave it to someone who knows the source better.
PS! Wanted to, but cannot, set version to 0.9.3 for this ticket :-)