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Re: Bug in the HTML Validator

From: Jon Ribbens <jon+www-validator@unequivocal.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2006 00:44:26 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060806234426.GT21664@snowy.squish.net>

David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk> wrote:
> > You can see the problem, it should either be attribute='value' or 
> > attribute="value"
> No. Double quote characters are preferectly acceptable as data in
> attribute values delimited with single quotes (if delimited with
> double quotes then they need to be escaped, but that isn't the case
> here).
> Looks like you found a false positive bug in Tidy.

Either that, or one of the cases where "valid" doesn't mean what
people expect it to - i.e. HTML that conforms to the HTML specification.
Received on Sunday, 6 August 2006 23:44:33 UTC

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