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Re: How to filter a corrupted html file (corrupted for Amaya) ?

From: Laurent Carcone <carcone@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 10:07:47 +0100
Message-ID: <4F3E18E3.8090803@w3.org>
To: Boris Kadir <boris.kadir@lcpcomtech.com>
CC: www-amaya@w3.org
Hi Boris,

If you find a crash with a valid html document, you can send us a copy, 
we'll try to debug it.
Sometimes the crash may comes from the application of some css rules, 
you can disable 'Apply CSS' in the Preferences to test.

Thanks,
Laurent
(PS: I'll be off for a few days)


Le 02/17/2012 09:45 AM, Boris Kadir a écrit :
> Thank you Scott, Keith and Laurent for your answers and your advices.
>
> Before sending my question, I actually validated the html file against
> different version of Html and Xhtml DTD. (I validated the file first in
> Dreamweaver, then, following your instructions, in the w3c validator).
>
> I also opened the file in WordPad and NoteBook and several times saved it in
> text format.
>
> After dozens of tries, Amaya progressively accepted the file without
> crashing. (At a moment the bug moved at another place and Amaya crashed when
> I reached this new point.)
>
> Now I can scan the whole document down and up, what was impossible.
> The bug seems to have gone away...
>
> Great thanks and best regards
>
> Boris
>
>
>
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Scott Ferguson [mailto:prettyfly.productions@gmail.com]
> Envoyé : jeudi 16 février 2012 10:01
> À : www-amaya@w3.org
> Objet : Re: How to filter a corrupted html file (corrupted for Amaya) ?
>
> On 16/02/12 18:52, Boris Kadir wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I have a problem with a html file: Amaya crashes every time I reach a
>> certain place.
>>
>> The file seems to be corrupted at this point. (Although I can open and
> read
>> it without problem in Notepad++, Wordpad, Dreamweaver...)
>>
>> How can I filter the file in order to recover a "clean" (for Amaya) html
>> file?
> You could 'try' pasting it into the w3.org[*1] validate page, and select
> the "Clean up Markup with HTML-Tidy"[*2] option - then work with the
> "tidied" output.
>
> [*1]
> http://validator.w3.org/#validate_by_input+with_options
>
>> How can I detect the source of the problem ?
>>
> The validator usually makes that easy
>
>
> <snipped>
>
>> Thank you by advance
>> Boris Kadir
>>
>>
>>
>
>
> [*2]
> I believe their is a MS Windows port, but I've never used it:-
> http://tidy.sourceforge.net/
>
>
>
> Kind regards
>
>
>
>
>
Received on Friday, 17 February 2012 09:08:18 UTC

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