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From "Ben Burns (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (FLEX-33644) XMLEncoder improperly handles encoding the string "null".
Date Fri, 02 Aug 2013 15:03:48 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLEX-33644?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel

Ben Burns updated FLEX-33644:

    Affects Version/s: Adobe Flex SDK 3.6 (Release)
                       Adobe Flex SDK 3.5 (Release)
                       Adobe Flex SDK 3.4 (Release)
                       Adobe Flex SDK 3.3 (Release)
> XMLEncoder improperly handles encoding the string "null".
> ---------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: FLEX-33644
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLEX-33644
>             Project: Apache Flex
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: RPC: General
>    Affects Versions: Adobe Flex SDK 3.0 (Release), Adobe Flex SDK 3.1 (Release), Adobe
Flex SDK 3.2 (Release), Adobe Flex SDK 3.3 (Release), Adobe Flex SDK 3.4 (Release), Adobe
Flex SDK 3.5 (Release), Adobe Flex SDK 3.6 (Release), Apache Flex 4.9.0
>            Reporter: Ben Burns
>              Labels: rpc, soap, xml, xmlrpc
> The following code returns an empty string:
>     var enc:XMLEncoder = new XMLEncoder();
>     enc.encode("null");
> However, SchemaMarshaller.marshall() correctly returns the string "null".
> I believe the problems is that XML.appendChild (as used in XMLEncoder.setValue) for some
reason treats the string "null" differently. I have no idea why.
> If you're curious as to why I think this is a bug, see this StackOverflow question:
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4456438/how-can-i-pass-the-string-null-through-wsdl-soap-from-as3-to-coldfusion-web
> Finally, see this fiddle for examples:
> http://wonderfl.net/c/jYIm

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