Possible bug in news script?

Anderson Lizardo andersonlizardo at yahoo.com.br
Thu Sep 18 22:47:31 PDT 2003

Jeroen Coumans wrote:
> Hi,
> I just went to
> http://linuxfromscratch.org/news/lfs/2003/09.html#lfsandthelsb and
> found a non-wellformed page (fixed it on the server, but may be
> reverted now if the script has run). Anyway, in it there's a link to
> http://www.linuxbase.org/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=27.
> In the newsfile this link is actually
> http://www.linuxbase.org/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&amp
>;pid=27 (& instead of &) beause & is a controlling character in
> XML. So does this & get stripped somehow when the archives are
> created? Thanks,

Hi Jeroen,

Yes, the script is decoding the entities on URLs. I already have a 
solution in mind, but I will only implement it tomorrow (actually, 
today; it's 1:45 AM ;-).

Good night :o)
Anderson Lizardo

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