Sanitizing Queries with Special Characters in Typesense
TLDR Daniel asked about sanitizing queries containing special characters in Typesense. Kishore Nallan recommended using backticks for literal string values and fixing the schema for field names with special characters, sticking to alphanumeric and underscores.
Apr 25, 2023 (5 months ago)
Does Typesense have a good way of sanitizing the queries so that characters like this don't become a factor? Or do we have some way of boxing filters so that this isn't an issue?
Kishore Nallan03:23 PM
title: `Cup size (mm`
'filter_by': '`descriptors.Cup Size (mm`:=`4 x 5`'
(The field itself is typo'd, but we're finding that we're having issues even if there is both open and close parenthesis)
Kishore Nallan04:24 PM
Kishore Nallan04:25 PM
Apr 26, 2023 (5 months ago)
I take it that parenthesis are bad, but are things like
:also an issue?
Kishore Nallan03:09 AM
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