[webkit-qt] toUpperCase() bug in Qt5.1 RC

Richard Gerd Kuesters richard at humantech.com.br
Tue Jul 2 04:47:44 PDT 2013

I built Qt 5.1 RC2 yesterday in my Linux box and the bug does not occur 
in here.

In fact, in Qt 5.1 beta on VS2008 it does not occur as well.


On 07/02/2013 05:13 AM, Bruning Michael wrote:
> Hi Eike,
> sorry, hit "Send" to early...
> On Thursday, 2nd July 2013 at 09:33, Eike Rethmeier wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I found an JavaScript bug in the toUpperCase() function in Qt5.1 Release Candidate. That bug was not in Qt5.1 Beta.
> Thanks for posting this, this may in fact be a blocking issue.
>> That’s how it should behave (call and result), tested with Qt5.1 Beta and former versions (and Chrome and Firefox)
>> "Hello123 World!".toUpperCase()
>> "HELLO123 WORLD!"
>> That’s how it behaves with Qt5.1 Release Candidate in Win7 (VS2012 build):
>> "Hello123 World!".toUpperCase()
>> Funny thing is, I do not visually see these strange characters  betwenn HELLO and WORLD in the inspector, I only see them when I copy the string from the inspector and paste them into this Email. In the inspector it looks like 4 spaces between HELLO and WORLD. In WinXP it looks like this in the inspector:
>> Qt5.1 Release Candidate in WinXP (VS2012 build):
>> "Hello123 World!".toUpperCase()
> "
>> The real problem is, that toUpperCase() is also used by a bunch of libraries like jQuery, knockout etc. So this is a severe problem.
>> Where can I post this bug to make sure that it is fixed in the Final Release?
> I went ahead and created a bugreport here: https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-32159
> I'll investigate and try to reproduce on other systems as well.
>> Thanks,
>> Eike
> Best regards,
> Michael

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