Search Error August 22, 2005 8:51 AM   Subscribe

The front page gives an "Unterminated String Constant" JavaScript error. I think it's something to do with the search box, but I don't really get it. The error's been around for months. IE6
posted by Mephistopheles to Bugs at 8:51 AM (9 comments total)

No problems in Safari.
posted by angry modem at 8:54 AM on August 22, 2005


I'm fairly sure it comes from one or more of the textads, since it doesn't always happen, but happens enough that I've noticed it.
posted by odinsdream at 9:01 AM on August 22, 2005


Yeah, I've noticed this too, very occasionally, in Firefox, but can never reproduce it. I just put it down to "one of those things".
posted by chill at 9:28 AM on August 22, 2005


Two strings walk into a bar. The bartender asks "What'll you have?" The first string answers "I'd like a beer03GvFyhA${‚8†€Y\=>49gM<<K‡0o|{hS_0" "Please excuse my friend," the second string says, "He isn't null-terminated."
posted by Plutor at 9:36 AM on August 22, 2005


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posted by null terminated at 9:44 AM on August 22, 2005


best followup evar.
posted by boo_radley at 10:27 AM on August 22, 2005


I think it's the js include for blogads.com -- not really much I can do about it though.
posted by mathowie (staff) at 10:35 AM on August 22, 2005


What does the fact that I laughed out loud upon reading Plutor's post say about me on a personal level?
posted by odinsdream at 10:48 AM on August 22, 2005


There is the proof about posting subjects that are not of interest to all mefites: on any nerd/non-nerd level Plutos's witticism is still funny.
posted by Cranberry at 11:57 AM on August 22, 2005


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