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Re: Tidy and XHTML

From: Bertilo Wennergren <bertilow@hem.passagen.se>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2000 11:45:30 -0600
To: "Dave Raggett" <dsr@w3.org>
Cc: <html-tidy@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OF9153BF3D.F586415D-ON86256863.00447797@rfdinc.com>

Dave Raggett:

> On Wed, 5 Jan 2000, Bertilo Wennergren wrote:

> > I've had problems with Tidy and XHTML.

> > Tidy seems to get things very wrong with XHTML framesets.
> > Tags like <frame ... /> are rejected. The final "/>" seems
> > to make Tidy upset. Tidy itself however produces such
> > frame tags, with "/>", but when fed the code back for a recheck,
> > it rejects its own code.

> > Also the XHTML attribute "xml:lang" is unknown to Tidy.

> Many thanks for your feedback.  I have altered FindTag() in tags.c
> to deal with this, moving the test for XmlTags to before the
> dictionary lookup. I have also updated the way xml is formatted to
> suppress line breaks after start tags and before end tags for
> elements with mixed content. I have to make a new release with these
> fixes soon.

Wonderful! I use Tidy a lot to check my XHTML pages. Now I'll
be able to use it for my (very few) frameset pages too. I look
forward to the new release.


                         Bertilo Wennergren
Received on Friday, 24 March 2000 13:15:23 UTC

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