Open Bug 203875 Opened 18 years ago Updated 11 years ago

Composer changes MultiLengths of "*" to "1*"

Categories

(Core :: DOM: Serializers, defect)

x86
Windows 98
defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

()

UNCONFIRMED

People

(Reporter: ernestcline, Unassigned)

Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312

While these are supposed to be the same, the simple fact is that IE can handle
"*" and can't handle "1*".  Not only that, but "*" is shorter.  If anything,
composer should be changing "1*" MultiLengths to "*", not the other way around,
even if IE did not have that bug.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enter any HTML code with a MultiLength of "*" for a width value used in it.

Actual Results:  
Composer changes it to "1*".

Expected Results:  
Leave it alone.
-->DOM to Text Conversion
Assignee: composer → harishd
Component: Editor: Composer → DOM to Text Conversion
QA Contact: petersen → sujay
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I still get this bug in Composer.

If one enters <col width="*"> as source it converts it into <col width="1*">
which while theoretically equivalent according to the standards, isn't, as
mentioned in my initial bug report.
Assignee: harishd → nobody
QA Contact: sujay → dom-to-text
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