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Re: Bug in the HTML Validator

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Sun, 6 Aug 2006 15:59:36 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <200608061559.38029.nick@webthing.com>

On Sunday 06 August 2006 15:52, magick wrote:
> I found a bug in the HTML Validator you might want to fix.
> It tells you the page is valid when it actually has an error.
> I noticed this when I added something new to one of my web documents
> then tried to validate it, found it to be fine.  Then checked with the
> TIDY extension for Firefox and found the problem.  It's fixed now in the
> document, but the validator should have picked it up.
> Here's an example of the problem:
> attribute='value"'

There's nothing wrong with a double-quote appearing in an attribute value.

I expect Tidy warned you something like "is this really what you meant"?
That's a useful comment, but nothing to do with validation.

Nick Kew
Received on Sunday, 6 August 2006 14:59:44 UTC

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