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Re: [Moderator Action] CDATA causing core dump (fwd)

From: Rick H Wesson <wessorh@ar.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2000 09:13:55 -0800 (PST)
To: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
cc: html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10003180912320.17095-100000@loki.ar.com>

Dave,

from the release note...
I have added support for CDATA marked sections which are passed through
without change, e.g.

<![CDATA[ .. markup here has no effect .. ]]>


I thought it was supported.

-rick

On Sat, 18 Mar 2000, Dave Raggett wrote:

> On Fri, 3 Mar 2000, Rick H Wesson wrote:
> 
> > tidy sure has helped me alot! cleaning up my XML sources I ran
> > into a core dump any time I reached a <![CDATA[ ... ]]> section,
> > I tried the Java version too and it crashed.
> 
> Tidy doesn't yet support CDATA marked sections, and this is noted
> in the documentation:
> 
>  <h3>Limited support for XML</h3>
> 
>  <p>XML processors compliant with W3C's XML 1.0 recommendation are
>  very picky about which files they will accept. Tidy can help you
>  to fix errors that cause your XML files to be rejected. Tidy
>  doesn't yet recognize all XML features though, e.g. it doesn't
>  understand CDATA sections or DTD subsets.</p>
> 
> However, this is long over due and will be fixed in the next
> release.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> -- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
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Received on Saturday, 18 March 2000 12:14:19 GMT

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