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From "Cleber Zarate (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Created: (MPJIRA-19) html tags inside CDATA are ignored
Date Mon, 06 Dec 2010 22:05:03 GMT
html tags inside CDATA are ignored

                 Key: MPJIRA-19
             Project: Maven 1.x JIRA Plugin
          Issue Type: Bug
            Reporter: Cleber Zarate
            Priority: Blocker

Our changes.xml files contains html tags inside the <action> tag. That's the way we
found to add links to our repositories in our projects. To get it to work, we used to wrap
the contents of the <action> tag in a <[!CDATA[ tag.
For instance, the following <action> tag would generate a valid link in the generated
<action dev="cleberz"><![CDATA[Hello, <a href="">Disneyworld!</a>]]></action>
This worked fine till version 2.2. Version 2.3 is replacing the < and > by character
references (i.e., &lt; &gt;) thus preventing the link from working on the report.

As a side note, if we leave out the CDATA tag, an exception is thrown by the parser, but this
seems to be happening in all versions. Please fix that when possible so that we can update
for the latest version. Thank you!

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