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[Bug 5240] fails by URI passes by direct input

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Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2007 17:10:27 +0000
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william@eaglesystems.com changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|RESOLVED                    |REOPENED
         Resolution|INVALID                     |

------- Comment #2 from william@eaglesystems.com  2007-11-01 17:10 -------
I don't think this is an ASP.net bug per say. I understand that is how ASP.net
works. However, if the markup produced by it is valid XHTML (it is) it should
validate in your tool. Just because your tool is not recognized by ASP.net does
not mean the markup produced by it is invaild. You are validating markup, not


You replied:
This is a known bug in ASP.net. It does some browser sniffing (wrong), serves
different markup based on that sniffing (wrong) and in some cases (e.g when
serving to the validator), it serves invalid markup (wrong again).

You can check this by switching on "show source" in the validator, and
comparing this to what asp.net serves to your browser.

I suggest you complain to the makers of ASP.net, and/or apply one of the
configuration hacks which can be found here and there on the web, e.g.:
Received on Thursday, 1 November 2007 17:10:36 UTC

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