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RE: Checker bug

From: Miguel Garcia <miguel.garcia@fundacionctic.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 10:15:20 +0100
Message-ID: <09700B613C4DD84FA9F2FEA521882819057066E7@ayalga.fundacionctic.org>
To: "Dominique Hazael-Massieux" <dom@w3.org>, <public-mobileok-checker@w3.org>


Abel and I have checked this bug and found out that the problem arises
within the TagSoup library. It seems that an odd number of quotes on
doctype declaration breaks it.

The most elegant fix lies in making a patch to this library and use it
instead of the official release. Other possibilities are some
workarounds that help to recover from any unexpected error from this

There is a "tagsoup-friends" mailing list where I'm going to post this
behaviour. Meanwhile we opt to leave the tagsoup library unmodified and
change only the checker source code.


> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: public-mobileok-checker-request@w3.org [mailto:public-mobileok-
> checker-request@w3.org] En nombre de Dominique Hazael-Massieux
> Enviado el: martes, 17 de marzo de 2009 16:53
> Para: public-mobileok-checker@w3.org
> Asunto: Checker bug
> Hi,
> It was reported to me that the checker fails badly when there is an
> extra quote in the doctype declaration; I've turned that into a test
> case:
> http://www.w3.org/2008/08/mok-check-tests/doctype.html
> see
> http://validator.w3.org/mobile/check?docAddr=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%
> 2F2008%2F08%2Fmok-check-tests%2Fdoctype.html&view=cat
> (note that when using the AJAX-enabled version of the on-line
> this also cause an "unexpected error" message to be popped-up to the
> user - this probably shouldn't happen either)
> HTH,
> Dom
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