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From: "Anthony J. Bentley" <>
Subject: Double quotes in man.cgi search output
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2016 01:43:59 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)


html_putchar() escapes double quotes incorrectly: the entity should be
&quot;, not &quote;.

For example:

In Firefox, each &quote; is rendered as: "e;
because Firefox believes what the author meant to write was &quot;e;

Index: cgi.c
RCS file: /cvs/src/usr.bin/mandoc/cgi.c,v
retrieving revision 1.77
diff -u -p -r1.77 cgi.c
--- cgi.c	18 Aug 2016 00:44:37 -0000	1.77
+++ cgi.c	30 Aug 2016 07:34:28 -0000
@@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ html_putchar(char c)
 	switch (c) {
 	case ('"'):
-		printf("&quote;");
+		printf("&quot;");
 	case ('&'):
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2016-08-30  7:43 Anthony J. Bentley [this message]
2016-09-11 23:57 ` Ingo Schwarze

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