The "confirm" page when giving gold does not display underscores in usernames. #714

Dacvak opened this Issue Mar 11, 2013 · 0 comments


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Dacvak commented Mar 11, 2013

For example, when trying to gift gold to /u/live_wire_ (who is actually a random reddit user), after you choose the amount of gold to gift, enter the details, and click "give", it'll take you to a confirm screen that says:

"You're about to give 1 month of gold to..."

But instead of displaying "live_wire_" on this page, it'll display the username as "livewire".

It's worth noting that the url still displays the proper username, and your gift will still go to /u/live_wire_. However, the "confirm" message does not display the underscores.


@Deimos Deimos added a commit that referenced this issue Mar 14, 2013
@Deimos Deimos Replace _ in username to avoid markdown issues
When gifting a user gold, it displays their username using markdown,
so any underscores need to be replaced first to avoid having part of
a username between them interpreted as italics.

Fixes issue #714
@Deimos Deimos closed this Mar 14, 2013
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