Re: [PATCH] XHTML Outline Fix

From: Terje Bless (
Date: Sat, Sep 11 1999

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Date: Sat, 11 Sep 1999 09:05:30 +0200
From: Terje Bless <>
To: W3C Validator <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] XHTML Outline Fix

On 10.09.99 at 19:09, Gerald Oskoboiny <> wrote:

>Whoops, that wasn't quite enough; I also had to change this line:
>!       while ( substr( $line, 0, 3 ) ne ")H$level" ) {
>!       while ( substr( $line, 0, 3 ) !~ /^\)H$level/i ) {
>Otherwise it would get stuck in an infinite loop when trying to
>generate the outline for XHTML docs.

Doh! Sorry about that. I was too busy wondering wether the upper vs. lower
-case output from nsgmls was due to a fubar installation or differences
between HTML and XHTML to notice the obvious.

Thanks for catching that!

It would have been immensely embarrasing if the validator ground to a halt
because of a 1-character patch from me. :-(


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