Bug report #9524

Special character & in plugin authors prevent downloading

Added by Denis Rouzaud over 10 years ago. Updated over 10 years ago.

Assignee:Borys Jurgiel
Category:Plugin Manager
Affected QGIS version:2.0.1 Regression?:No
Operating System: Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:18114


If a plugin's author string contains a "&" character in metedata, installation from the plugin manager will fail.
I did not test with other info (title, description, etc.)

Associated revisions

Revision 88e8f9d6
Added by Borys Jurgiel over 10 years ago

[Plugin Installer] More robust xml parsing: fix lonely ampersands. Fixes #9524


#1 Updated by Borys Jurgiel over 10 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Closed

#2 Updated by Borys Jurgiel over 10 years ago

Here you have a fast workaround. The long-term solution should be implemented on the repository side, see: #9595

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