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Bug 3100 - parser shows non-existing errors
Summary: parser shows non-existing errors
Alias: None
Product: Validator
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Parser (show other bugs)
Version: HEAD
Hardware: PC Windows XP
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: 0.7.2
Assignee: Terje Bless
QA Contact: qa-dev tracking
Depends on:
Reported: 2006-04-10 13:36 UTC by Jordan Gigov
Modified: 2006-08-30 05:51 UTC (History)
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Description Jordan Gigov 2006-04-10 13:36:39 UTC
The doesn't parse the main page correctly.
shows an error "end tag for "SPAN" omitted, but its declaration does not permit this." and here is the quoted line '..=375510" class="siteTextMed">[Olympus/phpBB3] Opening the Bug Tracker</a></sp'
where the / is outside the tag but the parser doesn't know that.
There really are errors in the page but this is not one of them, but the validator shows it is.
Comment 1 Olivier Thereaux 2006-08-30 05:51:02 UTC
I can't reproduce anymore as the test case document given has changed, but given how broken the markup on that page is at the moment (lost of non matching closing and opening tags), I can only assume that at the time of the report, the error was either 1) accurate or 2) cascading from another error earlier in the source.

It is generally a good idea to fix errors sequentially, since cascading errors tend to happen.