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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-24887

Issue with External RSS feed block validator.org

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Trivial
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.9.10
    • Fix Version/s: 1.9.14
    • Component/s: RSS
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    • Environment:
      Linux, PSQL, 1.9.6 (Build: 20091021) or 1.9.10 (Build: 20101025)
    • Testing Instructions:
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      1/ Add a new rss block
      2/ Configure the block
      3/ Click 'edit news feeds'
      4/ Put the url: http://news.lancs.ac.uk/Web/_layouts/LUNews/rss.ashx?S=15&C=63
      5/ Click validate feed

      Expected result:
      The external validator validates the feed specified

      Actual result:
      The validator does not validate the feed because it has part of the string stripped

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      1/ Add a new rss block 2/ Configure the block 3/ Click 'edit news feeds' 4/ Put the url: http://news.lancs.ac.uk/Web/_layouts/LUNews/rss.ashx?S=15&C=63 5/ Click validate feed Expected result: The external validator validates the feed specified Actual result: The validator does not validate the feed because it has part of the string stripped
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_19_STABLE
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      Description

      If you add a rss link from Echo 360, it has two links, one for mp3 and another for m4v. If you run these links through the 'Validate Feed' fails because the parameter is stripped off when calling validator.org.

      Fix is to add escape() to the javascript call.

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                  Fix Release Date:
                  10/Oct/11