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Numeric XML entities can be malformed in truncation (Origin: bugzilla #642030) #4147

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doxygen commented Jul 2, 2018

status RESOLVED severity normal in component build for ---
Reported in version 1.7.3 on platform Other
Assigned to: Dimitri van Heesch

On 2011-02-10 14:10:28 +0000, wrote:

When truncating text which contains numeric entities (&#NNN;), doxygen can cause malformed XML.

As an example, see the end of the title-attribute value for the link in this exerpt:

Adam's mem_malloc() plus solution for bug # 17922 Allocate a block of memory with a minimum of 'size' bytes.

"&# 3..." is not a valid entity, and can make XML/HTML-parsers barf.

On 2011-03-26 20:21:01 +0000, Dimitri van Heesch wrote:

Confirmed. Should be fixed in the next release.

On 2011-03-28 14:18:57 +0000, Dimitri van Heesch wrote:

This bug was previously marked ASSIGNED, which means it should be fixed in
doxygen version 1.7.4. Please verify if this is indeed the case. Reopen the
bug if you think it is not fixed and please include any additional information
that you think can be relevant.

@doxygen doxygen closed this Jul 2, 2018

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