Special Characters in Away Message Crash Spark

I think this is a bug:

If you try to use special characters in your away message (for example & or _) it will kick you offline.



Thanks Justin,

This is indeed a bug and has been filed as SPARK-276 to be fixed in the 1.1.5 release. Thank you so much for reporting it.




Turn that 6 upside-down it looks like the issue is SPARK-279

Similar bug I believe: If you use & in a group name, it will crash as soon as you add a new member.