[geeklog-users] Problems with special characters

kko karkoma at karkomaonline.com
Thu Nov 13 17:24:37 EST 2003

Have you tried the same with <pre>...</pre>?


On Thu, 2003-11-13 at 20:39, Rob Griffiths wrote:
> >> >Note that the "\" character disappeared
> >> 
> >> Yeah, that's a long-standing bug. But the other characters should be 
> >> reproduced verbatim.
> >Thanks. Do you know when it will be fixed?
> I thought it was fixed!?? It seems to work perfectly well on my site
> (www.macosxhints.com, if you want to play with the submission engine),
> though I can't remember which version of GL it's running -- but I know I
> haven't hacked any regex stuff to make that bit work (as I lack the
> talent!).  But if I create a test story, in HTML mode, that looks like
> this:
> [code]
> Testing\backslashes<>and other things
> <\end>
> [/code]
> When I hit Preview, I see exactly what would be expected in the output
> area, and my input box is *still* perfectly showing the backslashes and
> all the other characters. I can preview as many times as I wish and it
> doesn't change.  I thought [code] explicitly took care of the backslash
> problem?  It certainly seems to on my site...
> In case it helps, here's the version line from my index.php:
> // $Id: index.php,v 1.40 2002/12/31 10:58:55 dhaun Exp $
> -rob.
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