Closed Bug 310877 Opened 16 years ago Closed 16 years ago
nbsps in form inputs changed to regular spaces when form is displayed
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/312.5.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Safari/312.3.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20050915 If the HTML contains a form input containing an nbsp, when that form input is displayed by the browser it contains a regular space instead. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Go to this URL: http://scooter.webservepro.com/~pnp/formsubmit.html 2. If you look at the HTML source, you can see that both the text input and the textarea contain an nbsp 3. When you submit the form in Firefox, take a look at the URL -- both nbsps are submitted as "+" (plain space). Actual Results: This is the easiest way to see the problem, which is that the text inputs displayed by the browser contain actual regular spaces and not nbsps. Expected Results: Try the provided form in IE or Safari, and you can see the very different behavior (the proper %C2%A0 value encoded in the URL). I believe this must be relatively new. Our software relies on the assumption that if you put something in a textarea and then submit it, you get the same thing back. We have only run into this problem recently, so I'm inclined to think that it didn't exist before.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 218277 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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