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Bug #70443 VCS request form doesn't handle apostrophes correctly
Submitted: 2015-09-07 02:18 UTC Modified: -
Votes:1
Avg. Score:1.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:0 of 1 (0.0%)
From: colinodell at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Open Package: Website problem
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 [2015-09-07 02:18 UTC] colinodell at gmail dot com
Description:
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My name (Colin O'Dell) contains an apostrophe character.  When I submitted the VCS request form (http://php.net/git-php.php), the resulting email to the mailing list (http://news.php.net/php.doc/969385877) didn't properly (un)escape the apostrophe.

Expected result:
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My name would appear as: Colin O'Dell

Actual result:
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See http://news.php.net/php.doc/969385877

There's a backslash in the "From" field.  The email body also contains a backslash followed by the numeric HTML entity.

And here's how the email came through: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/449877/ShareX/2015/09/2015-09-06_22-17-37.png

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