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sr #108447: XHTML validation errors in pages

Submitted by:  Riccardo Mottola <rmottola>
Submitted on:  Fri 22 Nov 2013 02:54:14 PM UTC  
 
Category:  Savannah website Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  Postponed
Assigned to:  None Operating System:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed

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Sat 18 Feb 2017 02:00:27 AM UTC, comment #1:

(triaging old savannah tickets)

Hello,

Regarding this:

> [...] Some of them are due to XHTML/HTML rule mixing.


I agree this is a good idea.

Sadly, we currently do not have the man-power to implement it (and evidently, didn't have it in the last 4 years since this ticket was opened).

I'm adding this idea to savannah's "todo/wishlist" page (#25):
https://savannah.gnu.org/maintenance/SavannahHackingIdeas/

On the bright-side, we've just made hacking on savannah's PHP code much easier.
If you (or others) wish to help, please see:
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/savannah-hackers-public/2017-02/msg00085.html

As such, I'm closing this ticket for now.

regards,
- assaf

Assaf Gordon <agn>
Site Administrator
Fri 22 Nov 2013 02:54:14 PM UTC, original submission:

Most browsers tackle these quirks, but fixing these bugs would help compatibility! Some of them are really trivial. Some of them are due to XHTML/HTML rule mixing.

Check the homepage already:

http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fsavannah.gnu.org%2F&charset=%28detect+automatically%29&doctype=Inline&ss=1&group=0&user-agent=W3C_Validator%2F1.3+http%3A%2F%2Fvalidator.w3.org%2Fservices

it would be helpful and trivial to fix for example:

Line 107, Column 7: end tag for "br" omitted, but OMITTAG NO was specified

In this case, the bug tracking packcge (bugs.gnustep.org)

http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fsavannah.gnu.org%2Fbugs%2F%3Fgroup%3Dgnustep&charset=%28detect+automatically%29&doctype=Inline&group=0&user-agent=W3C_Validator%2F1.3+http%3A%2F%2Fvalidator.w3.org%2Fservices

shows additional errors, some of them inherited.

Riccardo Mottola <rmottola>

 

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