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Re: validator.nu claims CONTROL_CHARACTER in QUERY from cvsweb?

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 17:55:29 +0300
Cc: www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
Message-Id: <A9E40187-83F5-4EEB-8C6A-9441EB68E4D7@iki.fi>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>

Hi,

On Aug 14, 2008, at 17:41, Dan Connolly wrote:

> For no particular reason, I checked this page with validator.nu:
>  http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/2008/test-harness/
>
> One of the diagnostics I got baffled me:
>
> --8<--
> Error: Bad value testsuite.php?rev=1.2&stWWW/w3c_home$
> --d��content-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup for attribute href on  
> element a:
> CONTROL_CHARACTER in QUERY.
[...]
> huh? The string "w3c_home$" doesn't occur in the source of the page.
> Nor does "stWWW". What's going on here?

This looks like fallout from recent parser changes (see http://hsivonen.iki.fi/performance-mistake/ 
  ) and wasn't caught by the test suite.

Thank you for reporting this. I'll investigate.

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Thursday, 14 August 2008 14:56:12 UTC

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