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Re: HTML Tidy pages are failing to display in Mozilla M14

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2000 13:19:13 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time)
To: Steve Rauch <srauch@u.washington.edu>
cc: Karl Ove Hufthammer <huftis@bigfoot.com>, "P. T. Rourke" <ptrourke@MEDIAONE.NET>, html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.10.10003281316550.-462379@hazel.hpl.hp.com>
On Mon, 20 Mar 2000, Steve Rauch wrote:

> > > All pages that I have created in HTML-Tidy output as XHTML
> > Transitional are
> > > failing to display in Mozilla M14 for Win98, as is the page
> > > http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/ .
> > 
> > Well, this is actually namespace bug in Mozilla. Don't worry about -- it
> > will be fixed soon (there already exists several bug reports about XHTML
> > support in Moz).
> > 
> While I cannot speak to the cause of this problem in Mozilla, I
> do know it is not limited to Mozilla. I have seen the same
> problem in M14 on NT and Linux. Although viewing source shows
> the HTML file, it does not display in the browser. But a problem
> was first pointed out to me by someone running IE4.5 on a
> Macintosh. His browser displayed the raw source code.
> In all cases, the page could be displayed correctly in the
> browser by removing the xml declaration on line 1 of the file.
> Since IE4.5 is a freely distributed production version of a
> browser, I have had to back off my plans to convert all my html
> files to xhtml. Actually, I have been converting them to xhtml,
> and then removing the xml declaration.
> Sorry, this is probably not a problem with tidy, but perhaps not
> too for afield for the tidy list.

As a work around I will change the default for the add-xml-pi
option to no in the next release, see line 65 in config.c

Bool XmlPi = no;            /* add <?xml?> for XML docs */


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