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Re: Tidy infinite loop

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2000 17:14:47 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time)
To: Robert Skinner <robert@icopyright.com>
cc: html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.10.10010051713110.-754595@hazel.hpl.hp.com>
On Wed, 4 Oct 2000, Robert Skinner wrote:

> tidy goes into an infinite loop, and consumes all available memory,
> given the following input:
> 
> <html>
> <title>Tidy bombs</title>
> <body>
> <span class=<ArticleBody">
> <p>Inside a span.</p>
> </span>
> </body>
> </html>

Many thanks for distilling the example down to such a
simple case. I will ensure that the next release includes
a fix for this. 

Regards,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
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