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Bug #49407 get_html_translation_table(): it doesn't output table for htmlentities in utf-8
Submitted: 2009-08-29 18:33 UTC Modified: 2010-10-12 04:51 UTC
From: thomas at landauer dot at Assigned: cataphract (profile)
Status: Closed Package: Strings related
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: *
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2009-08-29 18:33 UTC] thomas at landauer dot at
get_html_translation_table(HTML_ENTITIES) lists the tranlation table used by htmlentities *when no charset parameter is given*.

htmlentities($string, ENT_COMPAT, 'utf-8') encodes more characters than get_html_translation_table(HTML_ENTITIES) contains!!

So I suggest either:
*) Add a charset parameter to get_html_translation_table() - corresponding to htmlentities()
*) Correct the documentation. E.g.: get_html_translation_table() will return the translation table that is used internally for htmlspecialchars() and htmlentities() when no charset parameter is given. Note: If htmlentities() is called with a charset parameter, it converts more characters than get_html_translation_table() shows. Currently, there is no way to display the translation table which is used in that case.

Reproduce code:
htmlentities('∫', ENT_COMPAT, 'utf-8'); // returns ∫

print_r(get_html_translation_table(HTML_ENTITIES)); // ∫ is not listed


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 [2009-08-30 19:32 UTC]
There is no such OS called "All".
 [2009-11-13 22:38 UTC]
This bug has been fixed in the documentation's XML sources. Since the
online and downloadable versions of the documentation need some time
to get updated, we would like to ask you to be a bit patient.

Thank you for the report, and for helping us make our documentation better.

 [2009-11-13 22:38 UTC]
Automatic comment from SVN on behalf of vrana
Log: Works with default charset (bug #49407)
 [2010-10-11 02:19 UTC]
-Status: Closed +Status: Re-Opened -Assigned To: +Assigned To: cataphract
 [2010-10-11 02:21 UTC]
-Type: Documentation Problem +Type: Bug -Package: Documentation problem +Package: Strings related
 [2010-10-12 04:51 UTC]
Automatic comment from SVN on behalf of cataphract
Log: - Added a 3rd parameter to get_html_translation_table. It now takes a charset
  hint, like htmlentities et al.
- Fixed bug #49407 (get_html_translation_table doesn't handle UTF-8).
- Fixed bug #25927 (get_html_translation_table calls the ' ' instead of
- Fixed tests for get_html_translation_table and unified the Windows and
  non-Windows versions of the tests.
 [2010-10-12 04:51 UTC]
-Status: Re-Opened +Status: Closed
 [2010-10-12 04:51 UTC]
Fixed for PHP 5.3 and trunk.
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