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Re: tidy

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 11:19:15 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time)
To: Jens Hilbert <Jens.Hilbert@deutsche-boerse.com>
cc: html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.10.10110171118300.-1016307-100000@hazel>
Thanks for your feedback. Please note that Maintenance of Tidy
has now moved to http://tidy.sourceforge.net/

On Wed, 17 Oct 2001, Jens Hilbert wrote:

> hello dave,
> 
> i tried tidy for clear html files because the files were generated
> by HTMLTransit with a lot of errors.
> 
> the most of errors are removed now but three problems stay open.
> i will tell you those. hopefully it can help to make a better tidy.exe.
> 
> - HTMLTransit put <p> tags between tables for getting a space.
>   tidy remove this tags. so the space between tables lost (ie5).
> 
> - also the generator put sometimes empty rows or columns into
>   tables only for specify width or some other attribute. in most browsers
>   empty parts don't be shown. but in javahelp all is shown. also
>   this will not be a good code. i think it will be better if tidy remove
>   rows and columns when they are completly empty (no &#160; or other);
> 
> - the generated tables have borders. if in table a colspan exist then
>   the generator put a width of this cell which is sum of width from spanned
>   columns. but this isn't correct because the border has also a width.
>   result is a incorrect presentation in javahelp viewer.
> 
> regards
> jens
> 
> 

Regards,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> or <dave.raggett@openwave.com>
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