Bug 992629 - Uploading file with a semicolon in the filename causes filename to be truncated
Uploading file with a semicolon in the filename causes filename to be truncated
Product: Zanata
Classification: Community
Component: Usability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Mason
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Depends On: 1066694
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Reported: 2013-08-05 01:46 EDT by David Mason
Modified: 2015-07-30 21:22 EDT (History)
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Description David Mason 2013-08-05 01:46:42 EDT
Description of problem:
If a filename contains a semicolon, only the component of the filename before the semicolon is used by Zanata, and a double-quote is prepended to to the filename.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a file named test.txt;test.txt
2. Sign in as a maintainer of a project
3. Navigate to source documents page
4. Open upload dialog and select the file that has a semicolon in its name
5. Initiate the upload

Actual results:
File uploads successfully and is named (including double-quote character) "test.txt

Expected results:
File uploads successfully and is named test.txt;test.txt

Additional info:
This is caused by https://issues.jboss.org/browse/JBSEAM-4822
Comment 1 David Mason 2014-08-03 21:11:55 EDT
This problem will disappear when the seam file upload elements are replaced by the new multi-file upload widget. Once the new widget has proved stable in production, we can use it to replace all upload dialogs for which this problem occurs.
Comment 2 Zanata Migrator 2015-07-30 21:22:23 EDT
Migrated; check JIRA for bug status: http://zanata.atlassian.net/browse/ZNTA-464

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