I've noticed this bug before and cross checked it with internet explorer. It could be the way SGI is writting there html however, I believe mozilla is not correctly translating "<" tokens into '<'
sample: within in a <pre> tag this is seen: # include <string> The source is: # include <string> The source seems to be invalid - semicolons are missing: It ought to have been < and > Why one renders OK and the other not i don't know. Similar bug suggested for evangelism was bug 89682 where the site in question later corrected invalid tags.
17 years ago
Assignee: asa → bclary
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: Viewer App → English: US
Ever confirmed: true
Product: Browser → Tech Evangelism
QA Contact: asa → zach
Version: other → unspecified
Evangelism. The semicolon is optional at some points (eg if followed by whitespace). But "<string" is bogus. That would be referring to an "ltstring" entity, which does not exist. But there is no way to tell whether the site wants "<" or "<s;" or "<st;" or what. Netscape renders it just like Moz does, dunno about IE.
Priority: -- → P3
Summary: Browser Doesn't seem to be handling rendering of < → sgi.com - Browser Doesn't seem to be handling rendering of <
Mass reassign of all tech-evangelism us general bugs assigned to bc to doron except bc's P1 bugs. You may search for this mass reassign (it is 305 bugs) by searching for the keyword 'greeneggsandham'
Assignee: bclary → doronr
Contact addresses are http://www.sgi.com/cgi-bin/feedback/index.cgi?entry=website_bug&LEVEL=2&last_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.sgi.com%2Ftech%2Fstl%2Fstring_discussion.html or email@example.com
Severity: normal → minor
Priority: P3 → --
Hardware: PC → All
Summary: sgi.com - Browser Doesn't seem to be handling rendering of < → sgi.com - page uses < instead of <
i just adressed the problem to SGI in a form at their website, pointing out the URL and occurances of erronous <
And that did the trick. No erronous < on that page anymore. Resolving as Fixed.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Product: Tech Evangelism → Tech Evangelism Graveyard
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