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Re: Buffer overflow bug in Validator?

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2001 20:19:04 +0900
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To: "Christian Wolfgang Hujer" <christian@hujer.com>, <www-validator@w3.org>
At 13:05 01/06/29 +0200, Christian Wolfgang Hujer wrote:
>Hello dear W3 Validator,
>I think I have found a bug in the validator or perhaps the underlaying
>I got a reproducable 500 internal server error from the validator when
>validating the result one of my perl scripts produced. It contained a long
>long single line (physical ASCII/UTF-8 line) with more than 240000
>characters resp. bytes (without those unneccessary SP, CR or LF).

Interesting. I'll have a look at it if it turns out that
it's an i18n-related problem. Otherwise, I suggest that
Terje or Gerald have  a look at it.

>(Of course
>this is not a usual html page delivered to the end user, it's just for
>administration of an encyclopedia).
>If you want to, I can send you the generated html. It is not available
>online anymore because I wanted to use the validator and therefore changed
>my perl script to include line breaks.
>Second, a question: Will there be icons for XHTML 1.1 and XHTML Basic?

We have requested them. We hope that we can get them soon.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Friday, 29 June 2001 10:15:25 UTC

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