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From: <gsuggett@wiley.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 1 Jul 1999 12:29:29 +0100
To: html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <802567A1.003644C8.00@chnote01.wiley.co.uk>
In the 26 June version of tidy, an unescaped ampersand appears to be being
replaced by &mp; rather than &amp;

Worse, &amp; appears to be being replaced by &mp;!

My source file had the phrase "AT&T Bell Laboratories"

   Tidy (vers 14th April 1999) produced the warning
   line 182 column 3 - Warning: unescaped & or unknown entity "&T"

   and corrected the file to read "AT&amp;T Bell Laboratories"

whereas

   Tidy (vers 26th June 1999) produced the same warning
   line 182 column 3 - Warning: unescaped & or unknown entity "&T"

   but corrected the file to "AT&mp;T Bell Laboratories"

If the corrected file from the 14 April version is then presented to the 26
June version the correct "AT&amp;T Bell Laboratories" is then changed to
"AT&mp;T Bell Laboratories" despite the fact that "no warnings or errors
were found" in the file.

Gareth Suggett
Technical Editor
Journals Production Department
John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
Baffins Lane
Chichester
West Sussex
PO19 1UD
UK
(gsuggett@wiley.co.uk)
Received on Thursday, 1 July 1999 07:31:21 GMT

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