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Opened 23 months ago

Last modified 18 months ago

#25548 new defect (bug)

Formfeed character in posts not being handled

Reported by: brannerchinese Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Charset Keywords: reporter-feedback
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 http://brannerchinese.wordpress.com/2012/05/30/a-step-in-my-chinese-education. The current revision of the post lacks the formfeed; the previous revision had the formfeed as its very last character.

Change History (2)

comment:1 @ocean9019 months ago

  • Component changed from General to Charset

comment:2 @nacin18 months 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.

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