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[REBOL] Re: 'ML problem with literal quotation marks

From: tim:johnsons-web at: 15-Oct-2003 17:48

* Andrew Martin <[andrew--martin--colenso--school--nz]> [031015 17:31]:
> Hi, Tim. > > Cc: [Al--Bri--xtra--co--nz] > > That email address no longer exists! > > Try one of these: > [AJMartin--orcon--net--nz] > [Rebol--orcon--net--nz] > Or at work: > [Andrew--Martin--colenso--school--nz]
Sorry! Used the one from ML.r. Will change.
> Tim wrote: > > <html> > > <body><input type="text" name="testing" value=""boo-boo"" /> > > </body></html> > > > > The content as viewed in the browser does not show {"boo-boo"} (with > or without the literal quotes) > > That's because the browser interprets the "input" tag like this: > input type="text" name="testing" value="" > In other words, the "value" attribute is an empty string, which is why > the browser doesn't show {"boo-boo"}.
I understand...
> There's also a fault in my ML dialect, as I never considered that people > might want to display text with double quote marks. My ML dialect (or > maybe Build-Tag dialect) should check every string! attribute value and > 'escape' any double quote marks inside (so that people don't have to > worry about this.
I would prefer that people didn't use them. Currently what I'm doing is just eliminating them, however, sooner or later some user is going to insist on it. Let me know when you have a solution. thanks tim
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