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Fixed Tags strip trailing )

Xon

Well-known member
#3
Ugh, it was a bit unexpected that if they let the characters exist in the middle of the tag, but not the very end.

I can see why, just a bit annoying.
 
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Mike

XenForo developer
Staff member
#4
It may be worth changing the normalization process to strip these characters in pairs (only if there's a non "letter" at the start and end). What was the example case that triggered this?
 

Xon

Well-known member
#5
The use case ends up being something similar to:
  • xcom (2012)
  • xcom (1994)
  • BattleStar Galactica (1978)
  • BattleStar Galactica (2004)
Video games, tv shows, movies have a habit of being remade with exactly the same title and differential by the year.
 

semprot

Active member
#6
The use case ends up being something similar to:
  • xcom (2012)
  • xcom (1994)
  • BattleStar Galactica (1978)
  • BattleStar Galactica (2004)
Video games, tv shows, movies have a habit of being remade with exactly the same title and differential by the year.
What if the "xcom (2012)" is converted to "xcom 2012"? :)
Just wondering.
 

Xon

Well-known member
#7
What if the "xcom (2012)" is converted to "xcom 2012"? :)
Just wondering.
The problem with that is there are a bunch of games & other media which put what looks like year in their actual title but aren't released in that year.

That format is also heavily used by Wikipedia and IMDB
 

Mike

XenForo developer
Staff member
#8
I have changed this to only strip when the start and end has non-letters, which should resolve this case and hopefully most of the other incorrect cases.