[mod_python] how control "html tag" in input ?

Dustin Mitchell dustin at ywlcs.org
Mon Jun 2 11:02:29 EST 2003

On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 05:11:34PM +0200, tohmas ash wrote:
> Hi, it's again me with some php-to-mod_python problems :)
> I use some 'forms' and went a user put some html tags into inputs that
> put my html pages in a big mess...
> like in my last query, in know how to stop this problem in php with
> the fonction 'htmlentities' but I didn't found something like that for
> mod_python.

If you import the Python cgi module (don't use its FormData class!!), it has
a function 'escape' which does what you'd like.

Perhaps this is a candidate for inclusion in mod_python's utils module?



  Dustin Mitchell
  dustin at ywlcs.org/djmitche at alumni.uchicago.edu

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