W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > html-tidy@w3.org > April to June 1999

'"' in attribute values translated to '""'

From: Jacob Sparre Andersen <sparre@cats.nbi.dk>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 1999 16:53:15 +0200 (MET DST)
Message-Id: <199904151453.QAA13405@cats.nbi.dk>
To: html-tidy@w3.org
Hi Dave,

tidy has a nasty habit of exchanging '&quot;' with '&quot;"'
in attribute values. I include an example showing this
problem.

Jacob

PS: Any chance you will start using gettext to make it
    easier to localize tidy?
------------------------------------------------------------
--  This file:

<html>
  <head>
    <title>
      Bug report
    </title>
    <link rel="Author" title="Jacob aka &quot;me&quot;.">
  <body>
    <p>
      Guess what happens.
</html>

------------------------------------------------------------
--  Translates to:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN">
<html>
  <head>
    <title>
      Bug report
    </title>
    <link rel="Author" title="Jacob aka &quot;"me&quot;".">
  <body>
    <p>
      Guess what happens.
</html>

------------------------------------------------------------
Received on Thursday, 15 April 1999 10:53:19 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 3 April 2012 06:13:42 GMT