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What about the bug wher " get displayed as \" ?
skippy 21:36, 23 Jun 2005 (UTC): quote marks cannot be stored directly in the MySQL database, because quote marks are used in the SQL language. So what happens is every quote mark gets escaped: a backslash character is prepended, which signifies that the next character should be taken as part of the input, and not as part of the SQL command. When pulling data out of the database, the backslashes are not automatically removed. You must call stipslashes() on the text.
skippy 15:42, 25 Jun 2005 (UTC): The term "arrows" is used to describe < >. I've always called them "angle brackets", because they're not really arrows. Thoughts?
skippy 15:49, 25 Jun 2005 (UTC): Why are we linking to pastebins at the end of this article? They're not referenced in the body anywhere, are they?
skippy 00:34, 26 Jun 2005 (UTC): Do we even need the "quotes from the database" bit here? It has nothing to do with writing code in your posts....
bzend 19:44, 14 Aug 2006 (UTC): I was discovering the wonderful word of WordPress, and was delighted with everything I saw, from the beautiful design to the clear admin interface, until I stumbled upon a major flaw: its handling of code. I need have code snippets in my blog, and the fact that the rich text editor cannot be disabled, and that it strips away line breaks from
pre tags unfortunately makes WordPress not an option for me. I hope this gets fixed some day! Until then, I'll stick with b2evo.
There's a bug where
<pre>printf("hello world\n");</pre> gets displayed as
printf("hello worldn");. To compensate, I use
Is there a better solution?--HalCanary 19:34, 20 Sep 2006 (GMT)