Facebook Friends Graph fails when friends have a dash in their name

Bug #522487 reported by Little Jawa on 2010-02-16
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Facebook Friends Graph
Medium
Kamran Riaz Khan

Bug Description

 I have friends that have a composed firstname (like : "Jean-Marie"). The dash causes an error in pydot when trying to draw the graph.

 I could solve it by modifying fbfriendsgraph.py in ConnectionsParser.run()
 I replaced :

edges.append((dictnames[j[u'uid1']], dictnames[j[u'uid2']]))

 by :

name1 = '"%s"' % dictnames[j[u'uid1']]
name2 = '"%s"' % dictnames[j[u'uid2']]
edges.append((name1, name2))

This has solve the problem and allowed me to see the resulting graph.

I don't know if this could cause other issues elsewhere, but at least it worked for me...

Regards,
LittleJawa

Kamran Riaz Khan (inspirated) wrote :

Thanks for the fix, LittleJawa. Committed in revision 3.

Changed in fbfriendsgraph:
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in fbfriendsgraph:
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Kamran Riaz Khan (inspirated)
Changed in fbfriendsgraph:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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