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30apr00 bugs: spaces in attributs, empty ALT attributes

From: Sebastian Lange <lange@cyperfection.de>
Date: Tue, 02 May 2000 16:50:39 +0200
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To: HTML Tidy List <html-tidy@w3.org>
After compilation and testing of the new tidy release (SuSE Linux 6.2), I 
have noticed following misbehaviours:

The commonnly found
	<FONT FACE="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">
gets tidied to:

Another example that I've seen quite often is
	<FONT FACE="Comic Sans MS">
which is tidied to:
	<FONT FACE="Comic" SANS="" MS="">

The other problem is the empty-ALT-attribute-on-IMG-tags issue:
	<IMG SRC="logo.gif">
still gets tidied to
	<IMG ALT="" SRC="logo.gif">
which is "tidied" to
	<IMG ALT="SRC=logo.gif">

Could someone kindly direct me to where to look for the cause of these 
problems? I would very much like to contribute to Tidy, but I am kind of 
confused about where to get started.
I am no C guru, but so far I understood all the discussed patches, and I 
believe I would be able to fix this problem, if someone set me to the right 
Many thanks.


PS: I am using Tidy to clean up HTML-Input in my chat 
(http://www.sl-chat.de/SL-Chat), does anybody have something like a 
"powered by Tidy" button or such?
Received on Tuesday, 2 May 2000 12:32:28 UTC

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