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Re: SGML comments need a fix?

From: Christian Promitzer <cprom@iicm.tu-graz.ac.at>
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 1995 10:59:38 +0100
Message-Id: <199510170959.AA13814@iicm.tu-graz.ac.at>
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>>From www-lib@www10.w3.org Tue May  9 09:26:27 1995
>Date: Tue, 9 May 1995 03:11:29 +0500
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>From: Rainer Klute <klute@nads.de>
>To: Multiple recipients of list <www-lib@www10.w3.org>
>Subject: Re: SGML comments need a fix? 
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>>Don't know if this is an old issue...
>
>It is.
>
>
>>I just noticed LineMode and Arena (old copy though) do not support
>>the <!-- this is an sgml comment with <tags> inside --> type of comments.
>>
>>Shouldn't they? Will they?
>
>Of course they should support SGML markup declarations! The bug is
>in the so-called "SGML-Parser" (which isn't really one) in the
>libwww. I once hacked together a fix for some former version of the
>library (see below). I don't if it still works on the current one
>but it may be worth a try.
>
>Best regards
>Rainer Klute
>
>  Dipl.-Inform. Rainer Klute        NADS - Advertising on nets
>  NADS GmbH
>  Emil-Figge-Str. 80                Tel.: +49 231 9742570
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>
>            <http://www.nads.de/~klute/>
>
>
>
>--- 1.1	1994/09/14 07:58:49
>+++ HTML.c	1994/09/14 08:03:36
>@@ -699,6 +699,17 @@
> }
> 
> 
>+/*		Handling markup declarations
>+**		----------------------------
>+*/
>+
>+PRIVATE void HTML_put_declaration ARGS2(HTStructured *, me,
>+					char *, declaration)
>+{
>+    /* Just ignore markup declarations */
>+}
>+
>+
> /*	Free an HTML object
> **	-------------------
> **
>@@ -779,7 +790,8 @@
> 	HTML_abort,
> 	HTML_put_character, 	HTML_put_string,  HTML_write,
> 	HTML_start_element, 	HTML_end_element,
>-	HTML_put_entity
>+	HTML_put_entity,
>+	HTML_put_declaration
> }; 
> 
> 
>--- 1.1	1994/09/13 20:49:06
>+++ HTMLGen.c	1994/09/13 20:52:45
>@@ -340,6 +340,21 @@
> }
> 
> 
>+/*      SGML markup declaration
>+**	-----------------------
>+**
>+*/
>+
>+PRIVATE void HTMLGen_put_declaration ARGS2(HTStructured *, me,
>+					   char *, declaration)
>+{
>+    HTMLGen_output_character (me, '<');
>+    HTMLGen_output_character (me, '!');
>+    HTMLGen_output_string (me, declaration);
>+    HTMLGen_output_character(me, '>');
>+}
>+
>+
> 
> /*	Free an object
> **	--------------
>@@ -387,7 +402,8 @@
> 	HTMLGen_abort,
> 	HTMLGen_put_character, 	HTMLGen_put_string, HTMLGen_write,
> 	HTMLGen_start_element,	HTMLGen_end_element,
>-	HTMLGen_put_entity
>+	HTMLGen_put_entity,
>+	HTMLGen_put_declaration
> }; 
> 
> 
>--- 1.1	1994/07/26 12:46:45
>+++ HTTeXGen.c	1994/09/14 08:11:58
>@@ -410,6 +410,17 @@
> }
> 
> 
>+/*		Handling markup declarations
>+**		----------------------------
>+*/
>+
>+PRIVATE void HTTeXGen_put_declaration ARGS2(HTStructured *, me,
>+					char *, declaration)
>+{
>+    /* Just ignore markup declarations */
>+}
>+
>+
> 
> /*	Free an HTML object
> **	-------------------
>@@ -441,7 +452,8 @@
> 	HTTeXGen_abort,
> 	HTTeXGen_put_character,        	HTTeXGen_put_string,	HTTeXGen_write,
> 	HTTeXGen_start_element, 	HTTeXGen_end_element,
>-	HTTeXGen_put_entity
>+	HTTeXGen_put_entity,
>+	HTTeXGen_put_declaration
> }; 
> 
> 
>--- 1.1	1994/09/13 18:54:41
>+++ SGML.c	1994/09/13 21:17:05
>@@ -58,6 +58,7 @@
> 		S_attr, S_attr_gap, S_equals, S_value, S_after_open,
> 		S_nl, S_nl_tago,
> 		S_ero, S_cro,
>+		S_mdo, S_mdecl,
> #ifdef ISO_2022_JP
>  		S_esc, S_dollar, S_paren, S_nonascii_text,
> #endif
>@@ -538,14 +539,20 @@
> 
> 	if (isalnum(c))
> 	    HTChunkPutc(string, c);
>-	else {				/* End of tag name */
>+	else {				
> 	    HTTag * t;
>-	    if (c=='/') {
>+	    if (c=='/') {               /* End of tag name */
> 		if (TRACE) if (string->size!=0)
> 		    fprintf(stderr,"SGML:  `<%s/' found!\n", string->data);
> 		context->state = S_end;
> 		break;
> 	    }
>+	    if (c=='!') {               /* Declaration */
>+		if (TRACE)
>+		    fprintf (stderr,"SGML:  `<!' found!\n");
>+		context->state = S_mdo;
>+		break;
>+	    }
> 	    HTChunkTerminate(string) ;
> 
> 	    t = SGMLFindTag(dtd, string->data);
>@@ -577,7 +584,27 @@
> 	}
> 	break;
> 
>-		
>+
>+/*      Markup declaration
>+*/
>+    case S_mdo:
>+        string->size = 0;
>+	context->state = S_mdecl;
>+
>+    case S_mdecl:               /* Expecting declaration text or > */
>+	if (c == '>')   /* End of markup declaration */
>+	{
>+	    HTChunkTerminate (string);
>+	    (*context->actions->put_declarations) (context->target,
>+						   string->data);
>+	    context->state = S_text;
>+	    break;
>+	};
>+	HTChunkPutc(string, c);
>+	break;
>+
>+	
>+   				/* accumulating value */
>     case S_tag_gap:		/* Expecting attribute or > */
> 	if (WHITE(c)) break;	/* Gap between attributes */
> 	if (c=='>') {		/* End of tag */
>--- 1.1	1994/09/13 21:05:04
>+++ SGML.h	1994/09/13 21:05:37
>@@ -149,6 +149,10 @@
>                 HTStructured*   me,
>                 int             entity_number));
>                 
>+        void (*put_declarations) PARAMS((
>+                HTStructured*   me,
>+                char *          declaration));
>+                
> }HTStructuredClass;
> 
> /*
>
>
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Institute for Information Processing and Computer Supported New Media (IICM)
                   Graz University of Technology, Austria
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