Forum OpenACS Q&A: Re: HTML tags in the subject line (again).

Posted by Branimir Dolicki on
HTML tags shouldn't be stripped but characters <, >, &, " and ' should be quoted so that they are properly displayed. There is no reason why the Subject (especially in a technical forum like this) shouldn't read, say:

Should I use the <br> tag?


If x<y then y>x.

Posted by Eduardo Pérez on
Is anyone working in HTML quoting as Branimir Dolicki stated to allow characters <, >, &, " and ' in openacs forum subjects?

I don't think it's a good idea that a simple <!-- in the subject can block the forums page from being viewed.

I just want to know who are looking into this problem to be able to help.

Posted by Jeff Davis on
I fixed the existing subject lines in the db but have not
had time to fix the code.  If you (or anyone else for that matter) fixes it in a 4.6 branch checkout and submit a patch I can apply it (both on 4.6 and on