[drupal-devel] [bug] replace binary strings in node.module with hex encodings

kbahey drupal-devel at drupal.org
Tue May 31 22:23:37 UTC 2005

Issue status update for http://drupal.org/node/24025

 Project:      Drupal
 Version:      4.6.0
 Component:    base system
 Category:     bug reports
 Priority:     normal
 Assigned to:  Anonymous
 Reported by:  danielc
 Updated by:   kbahey
 Status:       patch

+1 for this.

They never show up correctly for me (Linux. vim).


Previous comments:

May 31, 2005 - 15:53 : danielc

Attachment: http://drupal.org/files/issues/node.module.nobinary.diff (864 bytes)

drupal/modules/node.module contains three binary strings.  The use of
binary strings causes problems in text editors incapable of handling
such strings.

For example, I have modified this file for internal use, but when I
save the file, the binary strings get converted to question marks. 
While someone could argue that I should get a better text editor, this
issue exists for many users, not just me.  Better yet, the solution is

PHP allows representing binary characters via hex encoding.  That's
what this patch does.


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