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Opened 8 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#2510 closed defect (bug) (wontfix)

utf-8 encoding error for titles provided in rss scripts

Reported by: pebdakota Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 2.0.1
Component: General Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:

Description

I recently imported some items from my blog using the Magpie rss packgage. Whereas all the apostrophes were correctly encoded in UTF-8 in the RSS xml description fields as ’, they are not encoded in the <item><title> field where my title contained an apostrophe, which means that when Magpie translates the page to iso-8559-1 as output, it get munged as a '?'. This behavior occurs in both the RSS2 package, and RSS .02 package, but not the atom output.

Also, when I get rss with a section attribute, rss .92 is automatically invoked, whereas normally Rss2 is used.

peb

Change History (3)

comment:1 skeltoac8 years ago

Anybody have anything against cdata blocks in those XML elements?

comment:2 davidhouse8 years ago

What's the feed reader support for displaying HTML in <title>s?

comment:3 Nazgul7 years ago

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

No traction in over a year, so closing as wontfix.

Feel free to reopen if you have patches/suggestions/...

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