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#7786 closed bug (worksforme)

Opened December 15, 2010 02:31PM UTC

Closed December 15, 2010 07:26PM UTC

Safari 3.0.2 quickExpr unicode

Reported by: anonymous Owned by:
Priority: undecided Milestone: 1.6
Component: unfiled Version: 1.4.4
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

In Safari 3.0.2 the following thing will produce an exception:

jQuery("<div>ƒ</div>"); (happens also with other unicode chars)

Exception is : "Syntax error, unrecognized expression: >"

The problem seems to be the quickExpr, which does not match if there are some unicode chars and so jQuery thinks that it is a query and tries to execute it.

jQuery("body").append("<div>ƒ</div>"); works without a problem.

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Changed December 15, 2010 07:26PM UTC by jitter comment:1

resolution: → worksforme
status: newclosed

Thanks for taking the time to contribute to the jQuery project by writing a bug report. As you didn't provide a test case with your ticket I made one myself. test case

I tried this test case with Safari 3.1 and 3.1.2 and there was no error, so I couldn't reproduce your problem. Please report back if you can provide a reproducible test case ( then we can further evaluate this ticket.

If I'm correct Safari 3.0.2 is:

  • not a stable release
  • a beta version
  • 3+ years old
  • not the latest version on the 3.X branch

Considering this alone makes it look unlikely that this bug gets fixed unless it is trivial or you can show this is a bug in jQuery and not the browser regexp evaluation.

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