[webkit-help] Fwd: Disable the automated markup fixes

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Tue Apr 2 20:14:13 PDT 2013

On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 7:27 PM, Aaron Lewis <the.warl0ck.1989 at gmail.com>wrote:

> I'm running a test app with QtWebkit, looks like webkit is attempting
> to fix invalid markups automatically,
> For page contents like this,
> <body><><br/>&lt;&gt;</body>
> The first <> is considered invalid if refer to W3C standards, thus
> webkit would encode it to &lt;&gt;
> Can this feature be turned off?
> As Ben pointed out, I should be modifying the HTML5 Parser, so where
> should I start?

HTMLTokenizer.cpp and HTMLTreeBuilder.cpp in Source/WebCore/html/parser/
are two files you want to look into.  However, I strongly advice you not to
modify the parser as that can easily lead to all sorts of bugs including
security vulnerabilities.

- R. Niwa
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