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Topic # 114833 4-Mar-2013 20:02
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Geekzone Mobile appears to be over-protective when it comes to hyperlinks, double escaping ampersands, quotes and greater/less than symbols.

For example, the Snap mobile forum index shows the VDSL Performance & Tuning topic rendered as follows:



The page source shows the following - note the double-escaped ampersand character:

<a href="/Forums/90/Topic/105744">VDSL Performance &amp;amp; Tuning</a>


On the full website, the ampersand is escaped correctly in the hyperlink.

<a href="forums.asp?forumid=90&topicid=105744" title="VDSL Performance &amp; Tuning">VDSL Performance &amp; Tuning</a>


There's another couple of topics in the UFB forum index, where the same thing is happening to greater than, and quote symbols:



This only appears to happen in hyperlinks, and seems to be browser independent.  I've checked the following:
Android 2.36, on 3G (Vodafone), or WiFi
Firefox 19
Internet Explorer 9

For testing the last two, I set an android-style user agent to prevent the mobile website redirecting to the full one.

Does anyone else see this happening?

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  Reply # 774543 4-Mar-2013 20:12
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Thanks... We have changed the way we store data in our database and obviously this is affecting the mobile site. I will check this and get it fixed :)




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