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Item7373: EDITTABLE can't handle HTML comments

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Extension EditTablePlugin Normal Closed   patch 6.0.1

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The EDITTABLE produces incorrect HTML for cells that contain HTML comments. Example:

| *Test* | *Table* |
| normal | normal and <!--hidden --> |
| normal | normal and <!--hidden --> |

The generated HTML input element has a trailing /&gt; instead of />


Test Table
normal normal and
normal normal and

-- TWiki:Main/PeterThoeny - 2013-10-18

This is now fixed in SVN trunk and 6.0 branch. New plugin uploaded to TWiki.org as well.

Issue was incorrect encoding of input field value. I am wondering how this bug took so long to be discovered. This is likely like this from the very beginning.

-- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny - 2013-10-18

Summary EDITTABLE can't handle HTML comments
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny
Codebase ~twiki4, 6.0.0, 5.1.4, 5.1.3, 5.1.2, 5.1.1, 5.1.0
SVN Range TWiki-6.0.0, Mon, 14 Oct 2013, build 26523
AppliesTo Extension
Component EditTablePlugin
Priority Normal
CurrentState Closed

Checkins TWikirev:26538 TWikirev:26539 TWikirev:26540 TWikirev:26541 TWikirev:26542 TWikirev:26543 TWikirev:26544 TWikirev:26545
TargetRelease patch
ReleasedIn 6.0.1
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Topic revision: r12 - 2014-10-06 - PeterThoeny
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