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Bug 1671 - HTML validation limits usefulness, costs processor time/memory
HTML validation limits usefulness, costs processor time/memory
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Parser (Other open bugs)
unspecified
PC Windows XP
: Lowest enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2005-03-09 10:17 UTC by Brian Jason Drake
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:05 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Brian Jason Drake 2005-03-09 10:17:44 UTC
Only certain HTML elements and attributes are allowed by 
default. This limits the usefulness of the software and 
costs processor time and memory.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2005-03-09 10:19:15 UTC
Not doing HTML validation is a humongous security risk and will never, ever, ever, ever be acceptable.

Additionally, HTML isn't the point. Focus on content is the point, and limited HTML is very deliberate.

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