[wp-hackers] Quick question about sanitize_file_name

fris fris at fris.net
Fri Feb 17 22:05:42 UTC 2012

You could trim the curly quotes from the filename string

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Subject: [wp-hackers] Quick question about sanitize_file_name

I've been trying to generate filenames for some uploaded files using
sanitize_file_name, and come across some weirdness when the string passed to
sanitize_file_name has curly quotes or apostrophes - they don't get stripped
out, which causes errors when using them as HTML entities.

Is this expected behaviour, or should the list of special characters be
expanded to include curly quotes?

Happy to open a trac ticket if its something overlooked... just wanted to
see if I'm doing something wrong first. (I worked around it by passing the
filename without extension through santizte_title_with_dashes, then adding
the extension and passing that through sanitize_file_name.)

Nathaniel Taintor, Designer/Developer
*Golden Apples Design*

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