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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-23198

Special characters in question fields in Moodle XML export didn't properly escaped for plugins using extra_question_fields

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.9.9
    • Fix Version/s: 1.9.10
    • Component/s: Questions
    • Labels:
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    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE

      Description

      I discovered bug in my universal XML export code from MDL-20157 (it's affects only 3d party plugins for now). Extra question fields could contain HTML special chars and they are not escaped properly.

      Should be easy to fix using <![CDATA[ ]]> tag if such characters existed, adapting solution used by XML format writetext function. I'm going to commit patch in the near time.

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              • Assignee:
                timhunt Tim Hunt
                Reporter:
                oa_sychev Oleg Sychev
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                Participants:
                Component watchers:
                Tim Hunt, Andrew Nicols, Jun Pataleta, Michael Hawkins, Shamim Rezaie, Simey Lameze
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                  Fix Release Date:
                  25/Oct/10