[issue14538] HTMLParser: parsing error

Jim Jewett report at bugs.python.org
Thu Apr 12 16:03:57 CEST 2012

Jim Jewett <jimjjewett at gmail.com> added the comment:

-1 on that particular patch.  

<tagname / >

(with only whitespace between "/" and ">") strikes me as obviously intending to close the tag, and a reasonably common error.

I can't think of any reason to support nested meta tags while not supporting sloppy self-closing tags.


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