&Colon ; gets reverted when posted

(from TDWTF) #1

If you type : into your editor, it shows up as : on the preview, shows up as : for a second and is then reverted into it’s : state when submitted.


  • Start a Topic / Reply
  • Type in :
  • Watch the preview display “:”
  • Submit your post
  • See the “:” in your post
  • Watch it transform into :

Rebaking doesn’t help either, thanks @boomzilla

Filed Under: Once again, not mission critical but still a bug

Addendum: all other tested html-entities seemed fine. Did not go through a complete list, though

(Jeff Atwood) #2

It’s really a duplicate of ℵ ℵ which is an upstream Nokigirl bug. Find the other bug this is a duplicate of, or you can open one bug on every entity Nokogiri messes up…

(Jeff Atwood) #3

(Sam Saffron) #4