using markdown in a forum?
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Wed May 5 10:03:38 EDT 2010
On Sun, May 02, 2010 at 02:23:28PM +0200, Allan Odgaard wrote:
> On 2 May 2010, at 14:01, Aristotle Pagaltzis wrote:
> >>[...] you want to filter out HTML tags [...]
> >[...] And it's not impossible to write a 100% solid filter if you
> >use a *white*list applied to a real HTML parser.
> Not sure what you mean by "real HTML parser".
> One thing to watch out for is improper HTML when users type a
> literal '<'. I had a lot of users lose part of their comments
> because everything after a standalone '<' was incorrectly filtered.
> This was with WordPress + PHPMarkdown (blog comments). What made it
> worse was that it was the filtered content which went into the
> database, so once filtered, the content was gone.
I'm planning in using HTML::Scrubber (my app is mod_perl).
What would be a "reasonable defaults" whitelist for html tags in a forum
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