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Eric Myers
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Message 12505 - Posted: 14 Sep 2007, 12:53:28 UTC
Last modified: 14 Sep 2007, 12:54:00 UTC

It looks to me like apostrophes are now being escaped by backslashes in displayed text. Here's a test. Do you see what I mean? The apostrophe in "Here's" looks like "\'".

I understand that this comes from inserting some protection against database injections. But this is supposed to be removed when the text is taken out of the database and displayed.

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Looks like it's doing it to double quotes too. :-)

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Message 12508 - Posted: 14 Sep 2007, 14:42:52 UTC
Last modified: 14 Sep 2007, 14:44:49 UTC

Rytis knows about it and I reopened ticket 175 for it. It's on all projects that have updated their software to the latest version. He's looking into it.

Oh, I just see he reversed the original code that he added: http://boinc.berkeley.edu/trac/changeset/13588
The original change in code was done as backslashes go missing when quoting them, or when editing a post.
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