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Re: A VIRUS ATTACHED TO YOUR HTML TIDY UP PROGRAM

From: Philip Taylor <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2013 21:09:35 +0100
Message-ID: <5213CCFF.10908@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Theresa Linarelli <lyngram@nmex.com>, www-validator@w3.org


Theresa Linarelli wrote:

> * I used the validator.w3.org site to validate the pages of the site I
> was building using css coding. I used "htmltidyup" program on the site. 
> Very shortly after using it, the css codes on my site gradually began to
> not work and the site's appearence became severely corrupted.  I have
> never experienced this before since my first site using html only was
> made in 2004.  There is some maleware, virus or whatever attached to the
> tidyup program .I  did not expereince the disintegration of my site when
> I used the validator only.  The trouble only started when I used the
> tidy up program.  *
> ** 
> *Truly vicious!!!  **This is awful and extremely upsetting!*
> ** 
> *Theresa Linarelli*
> *lyngram@nmex.com <mailto:lyngram@nmex.com>*

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