Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#7558 closed defect (fixed)

History window shows XML entities in user names

Reported by: kolen Owned by: team
Priority: trivial Milestone:
Component: Core Version: tested
Keywords: history, entities, entity Cc:


If user name contain characters such as apostrophe ('), history window shows such characters as XML entity, i.e. "'".

version 5047

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Changed 9 years ago by kolen

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by Don-vip

I can reproduce it with:

Build-Date: 2012-03-31 00:15:59
Revision: 5137
Is-Local-Build: true

Identification: JOSM/1.5 (5137 SVN en)
Memory Usage: 154 MB / 1816 MB (118 MB allocated, but free)
Java version: 1.7.0_02, Oracle Corporation, Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM
Operating system: Windows 7

Can you post you system information, please ? (first lines of Help->Status report).

@team: This change has been intentionally made in r4602: (line 444)

But I don't understand why the HTML entities are not replaced. Is it a LnF-specific bug ?

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by bastiK

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

I've committed a fix, but it doesn't show up in trac...

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by Don-vip

r5146 :) Are you sure it does only concern the apostrophe sign ?

comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by bastiK

Yes, I've tried all except \t \n and \r. My Java is

java version "1.6.0_23"
OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea6 1.11pre) (6b23~pre11-0ubuntu1.11.10.2)
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 20.0-b11, mixed mode)

comment:5 Changed 9 years ago by Don-vip

FYI I have created a bug on

It has been closed as "not a defect" because Java supports only HTML 3.2, but "apos;" is not even in HTML 4. Indeed, it appeared only in XHTML 1.0:

This wikipedia list is useful to find entities not supported by Java (everything introduced after HTML 3.2). I will run some tests and maybe add some other exceptions.

Last edited 9 years ago by Don-vip (previous) (diff)

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