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Opened 19 years ago

Closed 19 years ago

#1132 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

Pingbacks force RSS2 comment feeds to fail

Reported by: gfmorris's profile gfmorris Owned by: matt's profile matt
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: minor Version: 1.5
Component: XML-RPC Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


Pingback'ing your own entries results in comments with an author of [blogname] » [entrytitle]. Unfortunately, » forces strict RSS2 interpreters to fail, rendering /comments/feed/rss2/ useless to folks using aggregators with strict interpreters.

Change History (4)

#1 @gfmorris
19 years ago

  • Patch set to No

#2 @darkcanuck
19 years ago

Just noticed the same issue - pingbacks are causing the RSS2 comments feed to fail on the "title" entry. Using SVN changeset 2472.

Same issue as bug #929, I believe:

#3 @darkcanuck
19 years ago

Fixed by wrapping <![CDATA[ ]]> tags around the content of item->title on line 52 of wp-commentsrss2.php.

Not sure if this is a valid approach, but feed now validates at

edited on: 03-22-05 19:28

#4 @matt
19 years ago

  • fixed_in_version set to 1.5.1
  • Owner changed from anonymous to matt
  • Resolution changed from 10 to 20
  • Status changed from new to closed

We now encode named entities into numeric ones.

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