Normalize how EXIF data gets exported into tables (armor against wiki formatting in raw data)
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Straight text metadata fields appear to get shipped through to the generated wiki-formatted table as-is, hence expansion of templates etc, either by design (weird!) or accidentally (could break the table).

Should probably armor raw texts against accidental formatting; but make sure that the formatting that is *explicitly* applied to various data fields isn't broken.

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brion created this task.May 13 2011, 12:20 PM

This is trivial to do. The main use case against doing this is we want raw urls to be linked. (Currently we htmlencode only some of the fields [before putting it through the parser], which is really supper weird, since we let the wikitext through, and not all fields are htmlencoded.)

Lupo added a comment.May 15 2011, 1:54 PM

Then just disable template expansion and tables: htmlencode only "{" and "}". That should not have any effect on links.

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