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Opened 11 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#25548 closed defect (bug) (wontfix)

Formfeed character in posts not being handled

Reported by: brannerchinese's profile brannerchinese Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Charset Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


I recently generated an export file from my blog, and found that the resulting XML file contained a problem character, a formfeed ("FF", U+000C).

This character did not display at all in the actual post, but it was also not stripped or converted to something more standard such as a carriage return. I believe that one of those two things should be happening.

The post in question is The current revision of the post lacks the formfeed; the previous revision had the formfeed as its very last character.

Change History (3)

#1 @ocean90
10 years ago

  • Component changed from General to Charset

#2 @nacin
10 years ago

  • Keywords reporter-feedback added

I'm not sure this is a bug in WordPress. Hi brannerchinese, if you can reproduce this, please let us know, but it sounds like you ended up getting a bad character into the post and that then caused you problems. I'm not sure what we can do here.

#3 @chriscct7
9 years ago

  • Keywords reporter-feedback removed
  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

I agree with Nacin, closing as wontfix

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