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[Bug 6020] New: Validator incorrectly uses strings as elements

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Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2008 18:37:19 +0000
To: www-validator-cvs@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-6020-169@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=6020

           Summary: Validator incorrectly uses strings as elements
           Product: Validator
           Version: HEAD
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: check
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: hunteke@earlham.edu
         QAContact: www-validator-cvs@w3.org


Created an attachment (id=566)
 --> (http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/attachment.cgi?id=566)
HTML 4.01 Strict compliant file

Basically, the parser (0.8.3 I think) is interpreting text inside of a
Javascript string as tags.

This is best highlighted by the two attachments I'll add.  The first attachment
is HTML 4.01 Strict compliant.

The second attachment is a unified diff that will break the parser.  The parser
will assume that strings in line 9 and 10 begin elements, but this is
incorrect.


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