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bug #39576: Gnash left character entity references in HTML TextField un-interpreted

Submitted by:  Nutchanon Wetchasit <nachanon>
Submitted on:  Sat 27 Jul 2013 09:55:09 AM UTC  
Category:  core Severity:  3 - Normal
Release:  master Status:  Confirmed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open

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Sat 27 Jul 2013 09:55:09 AM UTC, original submission:  

I've used MTASC to generate Flash 8 file that tries to create
a HTML TextField that contains some simple HTML tags (bold text),
and character entity references (&name; &#xhhhh; &#nnnn;).

When played on Adobe Flash Player 9, bold text and
character entity references were displayed correctly.

But on Gnash, apart from bold text being displayed as plain one,
the entity reference codes were displayed literally.

This is a correct result from Adobe Flash Player 9.
You'd see that character entity references were correctly displayed.

This is an image result from Gnash 0.8.10.
You'd see that character entity references code were shown uninterpreted.

Screenshots, SWF test file and source code also attached.

Gnash: gnash_0.8.10-1~lenny from getgnash.org APT repository
System: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 "Lenny" i386

Nutchanon Wetchasit <nachanon>


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Attached Files
file #28667:  textfieldhtmltest8-gnash0.8.10.png added by nachanon (10KiB - image/png - Screenshot from Gnash 0.8.10)
file #28666:  textfieldhtmltest8-flash9.png added by nachanon (10KiB - image/png - Reference screenshot (from Adobe Flash Player 9))
file #28665:  textfieldhtmltest8.zip added by nachanon (1KiB - application/zip - Test flash file (compiled in MTASC) with source code)


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    Follow 6 latest changes.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2013-07-27 bjacques CategoryNone => core
        Release0.8.10 => master
        StatusNone => Confirmed
    2013-07-27 nachanon Attached File- => Added textfieldhtmltest8-gnash0.8.10.png, #28667
    2013-07-27 nachanon Attached File- => Added textfieldhtmltest8-flash9.png, #28666
    2013-07-27 nachanon Attached File- => Added textfieldhtmltest8.zip, #28665

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