For Form Editor xml, should we use filter="safehtml" or filter="JComponentHelper::filterText"

Pl advise - which is better filter and safe


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As far as I can tell from looking at the codebase, both end up filtering the code through JFilterInput::getInstance()->clean();, which checks the html is safe.

The main difference seems to be that JComponentHelper::filterText has some additional filtering to limit the html to a bespoke whitelist/blacklist.

Both should be secure. The latter may have more flexibility should you need it.

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