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Re: Tidy bug report (vers 13th January 2000)

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2000 12:55:27 +0000 (GMT Standard Time)
To: Paavo Hartikainen <pahartik@sci.fi>
cc: html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.10.10002071253160.252-100000@OEMCOMPUTER>
On Sun, 6 Feb 2000, Paavo Hartikainen wrote:

> Tidy always expands '&' to '&amp;' even if I have
> 'quote-ampersand: no' defined in configuration file. This is not
> a good thing to do for URLs that have '&' characters in them. OS
> is Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 SPARC. Same thing happens on Alpha.
> Other architectures I have not tried.

That sounds like a bug has crept in somehow. I will make sure it
is fixed for the next release. But this shouldn't effect your
browser, as all but the very oldest expand entities in attribute
values before processing them (as per the spec).

Regards,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
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Received on Monday, 7 February 2000 07:55:32 GMT

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