[erlang-questions] beginner: Generating HTML with ">" from Erlang

Anthony Ramine <>
Thu Feb 13 13:59:15 CET 2014


Mmmmh, right. Was thinking about <.

That being said, code consuming HTML or XML shouldn’t see a difference, and not escaping could also introduce other bugs, as ]]> is not supposed to appear in content (in XML). This leads us to the original question, which was « why do you need to do this? ».

-- 
Anthony Ramine

Le 13 févr. 2014 à 13:50, Magnus Henoch <> a écrit :

> Anthony Ramine <> writes:
> 
>> Why do you want to do that?
>> 
>> An HTML document with a single « > » in the middle of nowhere is not valid nor well-formed HTML.
> 
> It is in fact valid HTML.  Try pasting the following into
> http://validator.w3.org/#validate_by_input :
> 
> <!DOCTYPE html>
> <title>This is > the title</title>
> <body>This is > the body</body>
> 
> A standalone greater-than sign is also valid in XML.
> 
> Regards,
> Magnus




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