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Re: Fwd: Tidy support for JavaScript

From: Ross Boylan <ross@biostat.ucsf.edu>
Date: Thu, 07 May 2009 10:08:19 -0700
To: Lee Passey <lee@novomail.net>
Cc: ross@biostat.ucsf.edu, Ivor O'Connor <ivor.oconnor@gmail.com>, html-tidy@w3.org
Message-Id: <1241716099.5366.51.camel@corn.betterworld.us>
On Thu, 2009-05-07 at 10:17 -0600, Lee Passey wrote:
> Ivor O'Connor wrote:
> 
> [snip]
> 
> > Hmmm. A tool for pretty printing html and no support for what is
> almost 
> > always contained in html?
> 
> I think this question demonstrates the fundamentally incorrect 
> assumption underlying your request.
> 
> Tidy is /not/ a tool for pretty printing HTML. Tidy is a tool for 
> evaluating HTML and automatically correcting invalid HTML when
> possible.
Would cleaing up javascript be a reasonable, if ambitious, goal for
tidy?
Ross
Received on Thursday, 7 May 2009 17:09:22 GMT

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