Expanded twitter links containing '&' do not display on mouse over

Bug #966592 reported by Mark Tully on 2012-03-27
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ken VanDine
gwibber (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

If a link in a tweet contains an ampersand in the expanded url part of the entity, the expanded url is not displayed when the short link is moused over.


@zefrank - pretty much the best business presentation ever :: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53_qvM...

When http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53_qvM... is moused over, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53_qvMQfvOE&feature=youtu.be should be displayed, but instead, the mouseover box contains nothing.

Bilal Shahid (s9iper1) wrote :

thanks for the bug report
can you provide the screenshot and define more please/

Changed in gwibber:
status: New → Incomplete
Mark Tully (markjtully) wrote :

The attached image shows an example of mouseover working as expectec (on the left) and an example of mouseover not working properly (on the right). The full link on the right contains an '&', while the full link on the left does not. This behaviour occurs on all links (in any stream) where the full link contains an '&'.

Mark Tully (markjtully) on 2012-04-17
Changed in gwibber:
status: Incomplete → New
Bilal Shahid (s9iper1) wrote :

thanks reproduced here.

affects: gwibber → gwibber (Ubuntu)
Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in gwibber:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Ken VanDine (ken-vandine)
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