Bug#284897: [Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#284897: nagios-pgsql: nagios eats single quotes in problem acknowledgement email messages

alet@unice.fr, 284897@bugs.debian.org alet@unice.fr, 284897@bugs.debian.org
Thu, 9 Dec 2004 23:12:48 +0100

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Good evening,

On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 11:02:50AM -0500, sean finney wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 12:41:56PM +0100, Jerome Alet wrote:
> > when acknowledging a problem on a service, the comment is correctly
> > added to the bottom of the page, and contains all single quotes used
> > when typing it (I typed a french message with three single quotes in
> > it)
> >
> > however, the email message which was sent doesn't contain any of these
> > single quotes.
> would these happen to be the single quote as in ascii 0x27, or the often
> used "acute accent", which is iso-8859-1 code 0xB4?

it's the single quote, although letters with the acute accent are stipped
off as well.

> On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 01:07:05PM +0100, Jerome Alet wrote:
> > in fact it seems that other characters are eaten as well when sending
> > the email message : accented characters just disappear
> are there any other low-ascii characters that disappear?  perhaps
> ` or $ ?  i'm trying to figure out if it's stripping out high ascii,
> or whether it's a safety check removing characters.

I believe this is the safety check since other characters are eaten :

        $ ` '
at least

interestingly, @ and ? are NOT eaten !

> in any case, it sounds like this is something we're going to have
> to forward upstream, if you could provide us with a little extra
> info.

hoping this helps


Jerome Alet

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