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[Bug 8211] New: HTML 4 defined these as entities &name; where the ";" wasn't part of the entity name, and there wasn't a variation that some names don't have ";". If this is an example of error recovery, valid HTML should require the ;.

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Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2009 00:57:51 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8211

           Summary: HTML 4 defined these as entities &name; where the ";"
                    wasn't part of the entity name, and there wasn't a
                    variation that some names don't have ";".   If this is
                    an example of error recovery, valid HTML should require
                    the ;.
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-
                    work/#named-character-references
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec bugs
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org


Section:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#named-character-references

Comment:
HTML 4 defined these as entities &name; where the ";" wasn't part of the entity
name, and there wasn't a variation that some names don't have ";".   If this is
an example of error recovery, valid HTML should require the ;.

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