multiple spaces in RSS title elements aren't compounded in live bookmarks toolbar menus




Bookmarks & History
9 years ago
7 years ago


(Reporter: tom.rathbone, Unassigned)


Firefox Tracking Flags

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(Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-01])



9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/2008072820 Firefox/3.0.1
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/2008072820 Firefox/3.0.1

Unsure if this is technically an error but looks very wrong to me..

This feed has two spaces in the middle of one of its title elements.  Prehaps this should be treated like spaces in HTML and reduced to a single space.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<rss xmlns:content="" xmlns:rdf="" xmlns:itunes="" xmlns:media="" xmlns:dc="" xmlns:taxo="" version="2.0">
    <title>Latest news, sport, business, comment and reviews from the Guardian |</title>
    <description>Latest news and features from, the world's leading liberal voice</description>

    <copyright>© 2008</copyright>


      <title>'You just have to  impose your will'</title>
      <description>Culture: Pierre Boulez has done more than anyone to define the idea of what is modern music, writes Tom Service</description>
      <category domain="">Culture</category>
      <category domain="">Classical music and opera</category>
      <category domain="">Music</category>

      <pubDate>Wed, 27 Aug 2008 23:19:53 GMT</pubDate>
      <dc:creator>Tom Service</dc:creator>

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a live bookmark of a feed with multiple spaces in one of its title elements
2. position the live bookmark on your bookmarks toolbar
3. view live bookmark in toolbar menu 
4. notice double spacing

Actual Results:  
title renders as 'You just have to  impose your will'

Expected Results:  
title should render as 'You just have to impose your will'
Moving this bug to the RSS component.
Component: General → RSS Discovery and Preview
QA Contact: general → rss.preview
Component: RSS Discovery and Preview → Bookmarks & History
QA Contact: rss.preview → bookmarks
Reporter, are you still seeing this issue with Firefox 3.6.10 or later in safe mode or a fresh profile? If not, please close. These links can help you in your testing.
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2010-11-01]
No reply from reporter, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.12 or later and a new profile ( If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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