[wp-hackers] XMLRPC problems

Ryan Boren ryan at boren.nu
Wed Jun 29 22:17:56 GMT 2005

On Wed, 2005-06-29 at 17:14 -0400, Scott Merrill wrote:
> Ryan Boren wrote:
> > No.  There are only a couple of objects involved, most everything is a
> > string.  The object causing the problem here is IXR_Date.  IXR_Date
> > slices and dices the incoming date string and makes it safe for use.
> > So, it's contents don't need to be escaped.
> This post:
> http://wordpress.org/support/topic/37788#post-213513
> links to this ticket:
> http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/1355
> which should probably be reviewed before an official update to
> gets committed.

Too late.  That's been a bug for awhile; we'll have to live with it a
little longer.  Most of the patches I've seen floating around (such as
the one in 1355) will cause a more profound breakage in certain clients.
I'm tidying this area up for 1.6.


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