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href with odd quotes and garbled attribute crashes tidy's ReportAttrError()

From: S Page <spage@macromedia.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 01:17:45 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <3A079F5C.6981EA2A@macromedia.com>
To: html-tidy@w3.org
The following:

<title>Tidy crasher</title>
<body bgcolor="#FFFFFF">
  Very bad href here:
  <a href="oops.html badattr="Content-Type">

Note inappropriate attributes and an odd number of quotation marks.  Run
tidy -errors on it, and perhaps not surprisingly... kaboom!

zsh% gdb tidy
Tidy (vers 4th August 2000)
line 7 column 4 - Warning: <a> unknown attribute value "
Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0xef724784 in strlen ()
(gdb) bt
#0  0xef724784 in strlen ()
#1  0xef75aa1c in _doprnt ()
#2  0xef763c98 in vfprintf ()
#3  0x24a78 in tidy_out ()
#4  0x2506c in ReportAttrError ()
#5  0x1e8a0 in ParseAttrs ()
#6  0x1d530 in GetToken ()
#7  0x19764 in ParseBody ()
#8  0x15b38 in ParseTag ()
#9  0x19f68 in ParseHTML ()
#10 0x1a06c in ParseDocument ()
#11 0x28878 in main ()

% uname -a
SunOS webdev 5.6 Generic_105181-21 sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-60

Awesome tool, thanks.
=S Page, www.macromedia.com's site engineer

  "I'm trying to ban e-mail attachments.  I just want an ASCII e-mail.
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Received on Tuesday, 7 November 2000 01:59:40 UTC

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