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"Add Comments 1": HTML tags show, rather than marking up text, if not logged in

edited February 2007 in Vanilla 1.0 Help
We are running this add-on at the WSO discussions. If you are not logged in, and you put a comment with some html tags, such as the blockquote tag, or a link to a URL, and then you press "add comment," forgetting to log in, the html tags show, instead of marking up the text.

For example, if one puts "This is a test quote." in blockquote tags, and "This is a test link" with a link going to in link tags, one hopes to get:
This is a test quote.
This is a test link.

However, if one clicks to post, forgetting to sign in, one understandably gets the error message:

Some problems were encountered
You did not supply a valid username.
You did not supply a valid password.

however, in the comment box, the previously-written comment text displayed is:

lt;blockquote gt;This is a test quote. lt;/blockquote gt;

lt;a href= quot; quot; gt;This is a test link. lt;/a gt;

(with ampersands in appropriate places)

This appears to be a bug that should be addressed on your end. If it is not, please tell us what we can do to fix it.

Thank you.


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    MarkMark Vanilla Staff
    I've really got to get comments set up in the add-ons directory so extension related bugs are handled there... What version of PHP are you running?
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    NickENickE New
    edited May 2006
    I would think this has something to do with Vanilla in conjunction with the AddComments extension managing to call the Comment::FormatPropertiesForDisplay() function twice (or at least doing something along those lines).
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    MarkMark Vanilla Staff
    I know, but I've seen things get formatted twice as a result of PHP 5's object references as well.
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    We're running PHP 5.1.4.
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    MarkMark Vanilla Staff
    Okay, I bet I know what it is then :)
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    MarkMark Vanilla Staff
    Fixed and uploaded. Damn - these bugs are old. Sorry :(
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