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  2. MDL-65203

Tab characters in event names produce malformed JSON in mustache template

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    • MOODLE_310_STABLE, MOODLE_311_STABLE, MOODLE_36_STABLE, MOODLE_37_STABLE, MOODLE_38_STABLE, MOODLE_39_STABLE
    • MOODLE_310_STABLE, MOODLE_311_STABLE
    • MDL-65203-311
    • MDL-65203-master
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      1. Create a course
      2. Create an assignment with the following:
        • Give the assignment a name with tabs, you can create one in text editor by press `tab` key, copy the tab character and paste in assignment name
      3. Enrol a student in the course and log in as student
      4. Browse to the dashboard page
      5. On the timeline block, select "Next 7 days" from the dropdown with the clock icon on it
      6. No errors observed, before this fix, you get this error: "JSON.parse: bad control character in string literal at line 1 column 14 of the JSON data"
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      Create a course Create an assignment with the following: Give the assignment a name with tabs, you can create one in text editor by press `tab` key, copy the tab character and paste in assignment name Enrol a student in the course and log in as student Browse to the dashboard page On the timeline block, select "Next 7 days" from the dropdown with the clock icon on it No errors observed, before this fix, you get this error: "JSON.parse: bad control character in string literal at line 1 column 14 of the JSON data"
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    • Internationals - 3.11 Sprint 5

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      1. Create a course
      2. Create an assignment with the following:
        • Give the assignment a name like: "A. my name chef" - NB: There is a TAB character (https://graphemica.com/0009) between the "A." and "my"
        • Set the due date for like 2 days from now
      3. Enrol a student in the course and log in as them
      4. Browse to the dashboard page
      5. On the timeline block to the top right of the page select "Next 7 days" from the dropdown with the clock icon on it
      6. You should get an error from the browser (it varies from browser to browser), in firefox it says "JSON.parse: bad control character in string literal at line 1 column 14 of the JSON data"

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            David Woloszyn, Huong Nguyen, Jake Dallimore, Michael Hawkins, Stevani Andolo, David Woloszyn, Huong Nguyen, Jake Dallimore, Michael Hawkins, Stevani Andolo
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              12/Jul/21

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