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[Bug 8003] line breaks in attributes (especially title)

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Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2009 21:57:37 +0000
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--- Comment #6 from Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>  2009-10-25 21:57:36 ---
Web compat requires line breaks in <input type=hidden value="..."> to not be
normalized; I'm sure there are other attribute values that Web compat calls for
no normalization (in text/html).

> compatibility with existing bugs

We need compatibility with existing *pages*.

> doesn't
> seem a particularly strong argument for introducing a new attribute parsing
> rule at this point, incompatible with xml and html4

Browsers have parsed attributes like this all the time, AFAIK.

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