IMDB scraper plot problem

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sialivi Offline
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It seems the IMDB scraper has problems scraping plots which contain hyperlinks. For example: The plot of "Rise of the planet of the apes" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1318514/)...

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<p>At the story&#x27;s heart is Caesar (<a  href="/name/nm0785227/"
>Andy Serkis</a>), a chimpanzee who gains human-like intelligence and emotions from an experimental drug. Raised like a child by the drug&#x27;s creator, Will Rodman (<a  href="/name/nm0290556/"
>James Franco</a>) and a primatologist Caroline Aranha (<a  href="/name/nm2951768/"
>Freida Pinto</a>), Caesar ultimately finds himself taken from the humans he loves and imprisoned in an ape sanctuary in San Bruno. Seeking justice for his fellow inmates, Caesar gives the fellow apes the same drug that he inherited. He then assembles a simian army and escapes the sanctuary - putting man and ape on a collision course that could change the planet forever.

...gets truncated to:

Quote:At the story's heart is Casear (
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sialivi Wrote:It seems the IMDB scraper has problems scraping plots which contain hyperlinks. For example: The plot of "Rise of the planet of the apes" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1318514/)...

Code:
<p>At the story&#x27;s heart is Caesar (<a  href="/name/nm0785227/"
>Andy Serkis</a>), a chimpanzee who gains human-like intelligence and emotions from an experimental drug. Raised like a child by the drug&#x27;s creator, Will Rodman (<a  href="/name/nm0290556/"
>James Franco</a>) and a primatologist Caroline Aranha (<a  href="/name/nm2951768/"
>Freida Pinto</a>), Caesar ultimately finds himself taken from the humans he loves and imprisoned in an ape sanctuary in San Bruno. Seeking justice for his fellow inmates, Caesar gives the fellow apes the same drug that he inherited. He then assembles a simian army and escapes the sanctuary - putting man and ape on a collision course that could change the planet forever.

...gets truncated to:

Thanks for the explanation, I was wondering why this was happening. To clarify this only affects the plot or plot outline displayed in the information panel and not in library views.

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http://trac.xbmc.org/ticket/12542
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The ticket was closed with the message "Fixed in IMDb common scraper v2.1.6."

The IMDb scraper I'm using is version 2.3.4 so what's this IMDb common scraper?
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You'll receive an common scraper update. The common packages are not listed in the add-ons manager but you could search for imdb in order to check whether the new version has arrived yet.

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