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Re: Request for Tidy to ignore 'user defined' tags

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 1 Jul 1999 17:34:07 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time)
To: Bill Sowers <sowersb@baxter.com>
cc: html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.10.9907011729120.-284463@hazel.hpl.hp.com>
On Wed, 30 Jun 1999, Bill Sowers wrote:

> In my world, I use an IDE called Tango (www.pervasive.com) to develop
> applications that connect databases to users via html pages and forms.
> Tango is a drag-and-drop development tool that generates the html code.
> For example, Tango has a tag <@include> that allows me to insert text
> files into the
> Tango file so at run time the Tango server sees the included file as
> part of the Tango file.
> I like to use Tidy to clean up and verfiy the html generated by Tango.
> Unfortunately, when I run the Tango generated code through build 242 I
> get a warning and nothing appears in the output section.  I have to
> remove the <@include> tags to get output.

Tidy works by creating a clean html parse tree and printing it
out. You can tell tidy about new tags but I need more information
before determining what to do about Tango.

Best wishes,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
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Received on Thursday, 1 July 1999 12:29:41 UTC

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