[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #5998: Invalid Unicode characters

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Mon Feb 25 18:17:23 GMT 2008

#5998: Invalid Unicode characters
 Reporter:  shelleyp  |       Owner:  anonymous            
     Type:  defect    |      Status:  new                  
 Priority:  normal    |   Milestone:  2.5                  
Component:  General   |     Version:  2.3.3                
 Severity:  normal    |    Keywords:  unicode invalid xhtml
 Wordpress does not check for invalid Unicode characters, such as the


 When the pages are served up as XHTML, allowing these characters through
 generates an XML error.

 WordPress should filter out illegal Unicode code points.

 Please see http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml/#NT-Char

 Also, the regex
 [http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-forms-utf-8 here] is
 incorrect, see [http://intertwingly.net/blog/2008/01/02/Keeping-On-Your-
 this page].

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5998>
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