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Re: Processing of <object><param /></object>

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2000 11:27:11 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time)
To: "Rzepa, Henry" <h.rzepa@ic.ac.uk>
cc: html-tidy@w3.org, g.gkoutos@ic.ac.uk
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.10.10006301126380.-89971-100000@hazel.hpl.hp.com>
On Thu, 29 Jun 2000, Rzepa, Henry wrote:

> The following in the body 
> 
>     <object type="application/x-spt" width="250" height="250">
>       <param name="button" value="push" >
>       <param name="target" value="chair" >
>       <param name="script" value="select *; color cpk; zoom 250" >
>     </object>
> 
> Produces  from Tidy
> 
>    <object type="application/x-spt" width="250" height="250">
>       <param name="button" value="push" />
>       <param name="target" value="chair" />
>       <param name="script" value="select *; color cpk; zoom 250" />
>     </object>
> 
> But a second pass in Tidy discards the  <param> declarations.
> Removing the  closing / in  /> inhibits the <param> removal.
> 
> Is this expected behaviour?  I would have thought a second pass
> through Tidy should produce a null result? 

Thanks for reporting this bug. I will try to post a new release
with the problem fixed asap.

Regards,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
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