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Id: 36771
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: libwww-perl

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: jpritikin [...]

Bug Information
Severity: Normal
Broken in: 5.808
Fixed in: (no value)

Subject: checkbox picks up nearby text in description of alternates
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$form->dump shows: postal_code=10001 (text) (text) phone=204 310-0545 (text) keep_informed=yes (checkbox) [<UNDEF>/off|*yes/The place you are registered to vote: County or Parish] reg_county= (text) Note the checkbox inappropriately includes nearby text.
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Message body is not shown because it is too large.

Applied the attached patch. Too appear in 5.814.
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commit c9870525e17802bc748b417ab23308ef45d2d3a3 Author: Gisle Aas <> Date: Wed Jul 23 20:07:32 2008 +0200 Checkbox picks up nearby text in description of alternates [RT#36771] Telling HTML::Parser to not report all tags make the get_phrase() method look too far ahead. diff --git a/lib/HTML/ b/lib/HTML/ index e539cfa..337bbe1 100644 --- a/lib/HTML/ +++ b/lib/HTML/ @@ -114,10 +114,6 @@ sub parse require HTML::TokeParser; my $p = HTML::TokeParser->new(ref($html) ? $html->decoded_content(ref => 1) : \$html); die "Failed to create HTML::TokeParser object" unless $p; - eval { - # optimization - $p->report_tags(qw(form input textarea select optgroup option keygen label button)); - }; my $base_uri = delete $opt{base}; my $verbose = delete $opt{verbose}; diff --git a/t/html/form.t b/t/html/form.t index f27da8c..75a455e 100644 --- a/t/html/form.t +++ b/t/html/form.t @@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ use strict; use Test qw(plan ok); -plan tests => 124; +plan tests => 125; use HTML::Form; @@ -535,3 +535,33 @@ ok(join(":", $f->find_input("r1")->value_names), "one"); ok(join(":", $f->find_input("r2")->value_names), "two"); ok(join(":", $f->find_input("r3")->value_names), "nested"); ok(join(":", $f->find_input("r4")->value_names), "before and after"); + +$f = HTML::Form->parse(<<EOT, ""); +<form> + <table> + <TR> + <TD align="left" colspan="2"> + &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Keep me informed on the progress of this election + <INPUT type="checkbox" id="keep_informed" name="keep_informed" value="yes" checked> + </TD> + </TR> + <TR> + <TD align=left colspan=2> + <BR><B>The place you are registered to vote:</B> + </TD> + </TR> + <TR> + <TD valign="middle" height="2" align="right"> + <A name="Note1back">County or Parish</A> + </TD> + <TD align="left"> + <INPUT type="text" id="reg_county" size="40" name="reg_county" value=""> + </TD> + <TD align="left" width="10"> + <A href="#Note2" class="c2" tabindex="-1">Note&nbsp;2</A> + </TD> + </TR> + </table> +</form> +EOT +ok(join(":", $f->find_input("keep_informed")->value_names), "off:");

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