Nested <sub> tags do not render properly (tidy)
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Author: dywiki

Description:
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.


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Severity: normal
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/wiki.phtml?title=Diagonalizable_matrix&diff=0&oldid=6232296

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brion added a comment.Jun 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; validator.w3.org accepts it just fine. May be a bug in tidy.

j.niesen wrote:

I reported this as a bug of tidy at SourceForge
[http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1235296&group_id=27659&atid=390963
here]. As a result, it is now fixed in the CVS version of tidy with
[http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=7724250&forum_id=8699
this patch].

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

brion added a comment.Oct 25 2005, 9:26 PM
  • Bug 3793 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
brion added a comment.Feb 26 2006, 1:14 AM
  • Bug 5084 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

gangleri wrote:

The original code (both variants) from comment 1 is available at
http://test.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Gangleri/tests/bugzilla/00599

j.niesen wrote:

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

Still present on live site.

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

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