But does that mean your parser should be equally brain-dead? What you have
done may well make it impossible for people to use the '<' and '>' characters
within attribute values -- a painful and irrational restriction.
> I do something similar in a case like this:
> <a href="http://foo.bar.org/" <img alt="some text"></a>
> When I see this, I assume that the author omitted the trailing '>' on the
> anchor tag. I flag this as a lexical syntax error and implicitly insert the
> missing '>' character.
Someone correct me if this is wrong, but i believe this behaviour is
actually SGML-compliant. Isn't < one of the ways to implicitly end
a tag while starting another one?
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