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RE: Bugs/suggestions

From: Parsons, Rick <rick.parsons@eds.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2000 11:45:55 -0600
To: "'html-tidy@w3.org'" <html-tidy@w3.org>
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html-tidy@war-of-the-worlds.org wrote

Certain programs habitually generate the same errors.  If detecting the
generator assists in disambiguating a markup error with regard to the
intention behind the error, detecting the original generator from the META
tag would be very useful.  Not the by-hand vs. by-machine difference as
originally suggested but rather differentiating different machines'
behaviors and intents.

Yes, that seems to be a very good idea. If the Word 2000 generator tag is
seen then invoke the Word 2000 cleanup function (unless explicitly

I was very pleased to discover that tidy adds its meta generator tag, not
replaces the one there already.


Rick Parsons

EDS - TI-CS Bristol GP1-2

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