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Re: tidy turns > into > and pretends nothing happened

From: Klaus Johannes Rusch <KlausRusch@atmedia.net>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 20:45:48 CET
Message-Id: <200202252031.PAA22730@tux.w3.org>
To: Alexander Biron <biron@ifh.de>
Cc: <html-tidy@w3.org>
In <Pine.LNX.4.33.0202220958360.19546-100000@pbaik5.ifh.de>, Alexander Biron <biron@ifh.de> writes:
> There is another reason for a tidy comment to be helpfull here: Often
> the string <br or p> were meant to be html tags but a typo occured.

<br or p> would actually get translated to

        <br or="or" p="p" />

for XHTML output, or

        <br or p>

for HTML output, with warnings about unknown attributes "or" and "p".

> similar thing can be said for entities where &amp is transformed to
> &amp;amp ... Here, a tidy comment could be usefull.

Tidy already issues a warning when converting & to &amp;:

Warning: unescaped & or unknown entity "&whatever"

Klaus Johannes Rusch
Received on Monday, 25 February 2002 15:31:17 UTC

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