[wp-testers] Feed Problems?

Michael D.Adams mikea at turbonet.com
Fri Mar 25 09:38:46 GMT 2005

I just saw this problem today when my comments feed broke on a ». 
  Having forgotten about Kaf's plugin (oops), I just added,

add_filter('comment_author_rss', 'htmlspecialchars');

to wp-includes/default-filters.php.  Thus double encoding to 
».  It worked, but is this a bad idea?


On Mar 24, 2005, at 7:33 PM, Kaf Oseo wrote:

> Sebastian Herp wrote:
>> Not specifically related to 1.5.1, but I have had a feed problem. 
>> Simply use "..." in your post-title and wordpress magically replaces 
>> it with an entity, so far so good, but unfortunatly that breaks the 
>> feed and readers that don't like invalid feeds (e.g. Thunderbird) 
>> stop working ...
> Ahem.
> http://guff.szub.net/entity2ncr
> Until (?) it's decided to stick this in the core. Or _return_ it, 
> since I've learned something much like it was part of b2.
> -Kaf

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