Donation form does not handle umlaut characters properly

UNCONFIRMED
Unassigned

Status

Websites
donate.mozilla.org
UNCONFIRMED
5 years ago
5 years ago

People

(Reporter: tessarakt, Unassigned)

Tracking

Details

(Reporter)

Description

5 years ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:17.0) Gecko/17.0 Firefox/17.0
Build ID: 20120905042008

Steps to reproduce:

1. Open https://donate.mozilla.org/page/contribute/calendar
2. Enter my details. My last name, a very common German name, contains an ü.
3. Submit the form ("Spende ausführen")


Actual results:

The site informed my payment could not be authorozed and offered me to go back to correct my details.

I clicked the button, and saw that the ü had been messed up due to character encoding issues.

I replaced the ü by ue and did not get the error message.


Expected results:

The ü character should not have been messed up, and the payment should have been authorized properly.
(Reporter)

Comment 1

5 years ago
And after correcting, I got:

"WARNUNG: Wir haben innerhalb der letzten paar
Minuten eine Spende von Ihnen erhalten. Wenn
Sie eine weitere Spende übermitteln wollen,
klicken Sie bitte erneut auf die
Schaltfläche "Spende ausführen"."

Umm - well, yes - you got a donation which you did not process properly, according to your own message. So what is this warning supposed to say? That you DID process it, after all?
You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.