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Re: Strange results with "HTML Validator ( based on Tidy )"

From: Arnaud Desitter <arnaud.desitter@ouce.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2005 16:31:56 -0000
Message-ID: <00a401c524c5$8274ff30$d92601a3@ouce.ox.ac.uk>
To: "Salek Talangi" <Salek.Talangi@gmx.net>
Cc: <html-tidy@w3.org>

Your example boils down to:
<ol><li >x</li>

I think that, in </ol <div>, the unknown attribute gets deleted.
Then a dangling </div> is found and eliminated.
Tidy is not a validator per se but tries to fix mistakes as it goes
along. Granted, the error reporting could be more explicit.

Please, fill a bug report re. to error reporting if you wish so.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Salek Talangi" <Salek.Talangi@gmx.net>
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.web.html-tidy.user
Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 1:22 PM
Subject: Strange results with "HTML Validator ( based on Tidy )"

> Hello,
> I'm using Firefox 1.0.1 with the "HTML Validator ( based on Tidy )"
> extension (http://users.skynet.be/mgueury/mozilla/)
> which runs tidy on the fly while you load a page.
> I noticed two errors while validating a XHTML1.1 page and
> attached the two html files as zip archive.
> 1st error (Error_1.html):
> Tidy (or the extension) say the HTML is valid although
> the ordered list is closed by "</ol" (missing ">" )
> 2nd error (Error_2.html):
> This file has the same error with the missing ">".
> The extension says there is one error. If you doubleclick
> the status bar to see the error description, tidy finds no
> error. Quite strange in my opinion.
> Are these bugs known?
> Do you know where they come from?
> Best regards, keep up the good work on this nice tool,
> Salek Talangi
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