[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #16566: Copyright symbol not transformed in post slug

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Tue Feb 15 16:09:37 UTC 2011

#16566: Copyright symbol not transformed in post slug
 Reporter:  Coolkevman    |      Owner:
     Type:  defect (bug)  |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal        |  Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Permalinks    |    Version:  3.1
 Severity:  normal        |   Keywords:
 When you use an ASCII copyright symbol within a post title, the generated
 slug keep the copyright symbol. See a screenshot of my test case here:

 For reference, here is the title string (I hope Trac will not mess the
 New forum © by someone

 To me this looks like a bug as slugs are here to increase "search engine
 friendliness" of WordPress.

 Some solutions may be:
  * To strip the copyright symbol out of the
  * Replace the symbol by a single {{{c}}} letter
  * Replace the symbol by another word like {{{(c)}}}, {{{copyright}}}, ...

 This bug was produced on a fresh WordPress 3.1-RC4 instance.

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/16566>
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