Is there a reason you need the data to remain escaped while being used by
done with the data, and sends it back to the server, the server should then
re-escape the unescaped data before inserting into the database.
On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 11:22 AM, pancakes <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I'm using prototype for my ajax routines. I'm returning a json object
> from the server containing user information. Some of the information
> contains user descriptions with quotes and other weird characters that
> need to be escaped.
> for example
> 'I'm going to the store, don't 'cha know?'
> is stored in my db as
> 'I\'m going to the store, don\'t \'cha know?'
> but when I get my json object back from the server, I need to eval()
> it. This strips the slashes. I tried prototype's built in json parser
> next (evalJSON();) with the same results.
> Is there any way to preserve my escape characters and use json for
> data structuring??
> the escaping of problem characters to the browser doesn't appeal to
> me. I want to escape the data on the server. also, this needs to
> work for single or double quotes, as these are user input and I want
> it to work regardless of the data.
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