From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-08 15:48:14
At 02:14 PM 10/8/2002, David Abrahams wrote:
>Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> At 11:06 AM 10/8/2002, David Abrahams wrote:
>> >> But do we know what is actually valid? It is pretty scary if even
>> >> HTMLTidy can't figure out the "right way". Need to do some
>> >I don't know what you mean. HTMLTidy claims the space is illegal and
>> >is unambiguous about it.
>> Yes, but the fix HTMLTidy suggested apparently didn't work for a
>> common browser. That is what I found scary.
>It didn't work because the anchor still had the non-matching illegal
>name with the space in it. Makes complete sense to me.
Sure it makes sense, but the net result was that a link which worked with
the two most common browsers (IE and Netscape) no longer worked.
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