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Re: Tidy becomes less forgiving

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2001 15:05:18 +0200
To: "Patrick Lok" <plok@inktomi.com>
Cc: html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <n9a1qtkfu4b73n0aiika676q966mjdc5ca@4ax.com>
* Patrick Lok wrote:
>I downloaded the tidy source code on Sep 1st and I've found that the code 
>that I downloaded is less forgiving than the official release of tidy 4th 
>Aug 2000.
>
>I've attached 2 of the files that have been rejected by the new tidy but 
>cleaned up by the old tidy.

There aren't any files attached to you mail, at least I didn't get them.

>Is there any reason why the development team had made tidy tighter or less 
>forgiving?

Depends on the cases, in general, the current Tidy should be more
forgiving than the 04 Aug 2000 release.

>It would be nice for tidy to be more flexible and take as much document as 
>possible.

Well, there are cases where Tidy can not correctly guess what the author
really intended.
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