[cc-devel] encoding of ampersand in /support/jurisdictions
nathan at creativecommons.org
Tue Sep 1 12:57:43 EDT 2009
Thanks for bringing that to our attention; we should definitely encode
that output since we're labeling it as appropriate for direct
inclusion. I've created a bug to track this:
On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 3:34 PM, Turadg Aleahmad<turadg at cmu.edu> wrote:
> I recently started using the "creativecommons" Drupal module that Blaise has
> been developing this summer. Today I came across a bug that is rooted in
> CC's REST service (http://drupal.org/node/564816 ).
> The output of the /support/jurisdictions call is HTML, but not fully to spec
> because it has a naked "&" character. I guess it depends on what version of
> HTML is being returned. HTML4 says & *should* be encoded as &. And if
> it's supposed to be XHTML, then it's necessary.
> Specifically, I believe the output for "UK: England & Wales" should be "UK:
> England & Wales". The 1.5 and dev versions both output the former.
> Could the output be entity-encoded? Or perhaps there could be an output
> like the ".js" for XML?
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