[thelist] Really annoying PHP escape problem

Stephen Rider evolt_org at striderweb.com
Tue Apr 13 17:25:34 CDT 2004

It appears that you're somehow running afoul of the "MagicQuotes" 
function in PHP.
  I don't remember the specifics, but check into "magicquotes" and its 
opposite, which is maybe "stripquotes"?

Hope it helps.


On Apr 8, 2004, at 12:46 PM, Rob Smith wrote:

> Hi list
> When I encode an ' through a querystring it gets encoded via:
> %5C%27  \'
> When it get's display through: echo $_GET["variable"], the screen will 
> show:
> \\\'
> All I want is the simple ' to show up. How do you escape the three 
> \\\'s
> here?

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