[Seaside] 0x0 character in html response string

Johan Brichau johan at inceptive.be
Mon Jul 11 17:14:51 UTC 2011

Maybe I should add that I only see this on GemStone...

On 11 Jul 2011, at 19:14, Johan Brichau wrote:

> Hi,
> In some circumstances, I'm getting a '0x0' character at the end of the class attribute in my webpage.
> This character is interfering with class matching for rendering and jQuery selection. In xhtml mode, it even crashes the page parsing.
> Here is an example of class attribute with the 0x0 char:
> class="decoration status-confirmedoption decoration-VerhuurA groupstart group-1283859969 group-1558129409� ui-selectee ui-droppable ui-draggable ui-selected"
> The classes after the 0x0 character were added by jQuery after page load.
> Although I can repeat the problem deterministically, I do not find the discriminating behavior with respect to class attributes of other elements.
> The most common factor I found is that the character gets inserted when the string is 99 characters long.... add or remove a character and the 0x0 goes away.
> The really strange part is that:
> - I do not see the character when inspecting the response string that is served on the server
> - I do not see the character when using an HTTP client (Zinc) to get the raw response
> - I do not see the character in the page source when choosing 'page source' from the developers menu in Chrome
> But maybe the above is just because character encoding is covering up for it... 
> The problem occurs both on Firefox and Chrome, even with javascript turned off (to ensure that it's the bare page rendering).
> Does this ring a bell with anyone?
> Johan
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