Parser breaking with ";" in the text field.

John-Mark Bell jmb at
Tue Feb 26 07:09:08 GMT 2013

On Mon, 2013-02-25 at 23:37 -0500, Anil Jangam wrote:
> Team, 
> I observed that HTML parser (hubbub-0.1.2) is breaking when it finds a
> SEMICOLON in the text field. I am giving below an example of the text
> string. 


> <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" /> 

> When it finds the ';', it stops working. When I remove this ';' from
> the string, it works fine. Can you please check, if this is an issue
> with the parser or if I am missing anything?

Can you explain what you mean by "stops working"? The output below is
exactly what I would expect to see, given the input, above.

> ELEMENT meta
>         ATTRIBUTE http-equiv
>           TEXT
>             content=content-type
>         ATTRIBUTE content
>           TEXT
>             content=text/html; charset=UTF-8


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