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bug report: possible erroneous warnings from tidy in script content

From: Jeff Greif <jgreif@alumni.princeton.edu>
Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2002 14:52:56 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <10bd01c22455$1905dd30$6400a8c0@JMG>
To: <html-tidy@w3.org>
The source file below gives these warnings:

$ tidy -errors tryjunk.html

HTML Tidy for Windows (vers 1st April 2002 (no joke); built on Apr  6 2002, at 23:21:56)
Parsing "tryjunk.html"
line 22 column 72 - Warning: '<' + '/' + letter not allowed here
line 25 column 0 - Warning: '<' + '/' + letter not allowed here

tryjunk.html: Doctype given is "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 transitional//EN"
tryjunk.html: Document content looks like HTML 3.2
2 warnings, 0 errors were found!

Neither of the warnings, nor the inference about HTML 3.2, look correct to me.


--------------------------------------- tryjunk.html ---------------------------------
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 transitional//EN">
<LINK rel="StyleSheet" type="text/css" href="style.css">
<SCRIPT type="text/javascript">
/* J. Greif, 2002/07/05
 This function writes an email address into the document as it 
 is rendered in the browser, without making that address visible
 to a web crawler which does not actually execute the javascript
 but only has access to the raw HTML source.
 This is a weak, but useful form of spam protection -- makes it harder
 for automated email address collecting programs to grab the address.
function spewContact(linktext) {
  var p1 = "com";
  var p2 = ":Me-me-me";
  var p3 = "mailto";
  var p4 = "blah.";
  var p5 = "?subject=re: Gibberish";
  var p6 = "@";
  document.write("<A href='", p3, p2, p6, p4, p1, p5,"'>", linktext, "</A>");
<TITLE>Random doc</TITLE>
Received on Thursday, 11 July 2002 00:45:02 GMT

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