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Opened 16 years ago

Closed 16 years ago

#3166 closed defect (fixed)

'&' is used in URLs incorrectly

Reported by: chu@… Owned by: Christian Boos
Priority: low Milestone: 0.10
Component: general Version: 0.9.5
Severity: minor Keywords:
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Description

The '&' char is used in URLs to separate parameters for scripts, it is not escaped properly and lead to html validation errors, see http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fprojects.edgewall.com%2Ftrac%2Froadmap

This can be devided into to parts. First, the scripts in Trac itself can be modified to understand other separaters in par with '&'. The w3 recommended char is ';'. Second, change '&' to ';' where possible and escape '&' where it is not possible to change, e.g. in external links.

I'm impressed by Trac, thanks a lot indeed to everyone involved in its development!

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comment:1 by Christian Boos, 16 years ago

Milestone: 0.10
Owner: changed from Jonas Borgström to Christian Boos
Status: newassigned

Well, that's simply a bug, no need to change everything, we will simply fix it ;)

comment:2 by Christian Boos, 16 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

Fixed in r3322.

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