Defect #8421

REST API may produce invalid json

Added by Ilya Kulakov almost 9 years ago. Updated about 4 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:2011-05-21
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


Category:REST API
Target version:-
Resolution:Fixed Affected version:1.1.3


Redmine MUST produce valid json. E.g. look at the contents of Especially to the description field:


It contains
character between \u00fd and \", so if you look at this line in hex editor you'll see

This character is not allowed by JSON standard.

Related issues

Related to Redmine - Feature #4796: Rails 3 support Closed 2010-02-10


#1 Updated by Etienne Massip almost 9 years ago

JSON encoding is made by Rails ; JSON encoder code has changed lightly with 3.0, dunno if it'll solve this issue, though.

#2 Updated by Go MAEDA about 4 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • Resolution set to Fixed

It seems to be fixed in current versions. I found the following string in


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