Nested <sub> tags do not render properly (tidy)
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See above url: Wikitext says "''E''<sub>&lambda;<sub>''i''</sub></sub>", but
renders as "<em>E</em><sub>λ</sub><em>i</em> "

Skin is Col Blue, Mozilla Firefox 0.8.

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal

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bzimport created this task.Via LegacySep 29 2004, 12:12 PM
brion added a comment.Via ConduitJun 2 2005, 5:32 AM

MediaWiki currently renders nested <sub> tags just fine, but tidy is rejecting it and
rewriting the output.

I'm not sure why; accepts it just fine. May be a bug in tidy.

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitJul 14 2005, 9:28 PM

j.niesen wrote:

I reported this as a bug of tidy at SourceForge
here]. As a result, it is now fixed in the CVS version of tidy with
this patch].

hashar added a comment.Via ConduitAug 24 2005, 8:44 PM

Changing product to "Wikimedia web sites" as tidy need an upgrade
(if we still use it on the site).

brion added a comment.Via ConduitOct 25 2005, 9:26 PM
  • Bug 3793 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
brion added a comment.Via ConduitFeb 26 2006, 1:14 AM
  • Bug 5084 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitFeb 27 2006, 5:18 PM

gangleri wrote:

The original code (both variants) from comment 1 is available at

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitMar 19 2006, 12:08 PM

j.niesen wrote:

*** Bug 108 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

hashar added a comment.Via ConduitApr 29 2006, 2:06 PM

Still present on live site.

epriestley added a commit: Unknown Object (Diffusion Commit).Via DaemonsMar 4 2015, 8:20 AM

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