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[Bug 9207] Anything else: This part of the spec is problematic, for example, a query string variable &lang_id=1 in as part of an attribute of say an img tag, will get converted into an character token when it shouldn't be. Why is the set of characters a-z, A-Z, 0-

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--- Comment #5 from Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>  2010-03-29 08:48:13 ---
I've analyzed the individual cases:

/ 7 should be replaced
, 29 should be replaced (sometimes , is a typoed ; but not always)
" 546 should be replaced (end of attribute value)
- 16 should most often be replaced. exception: <a
href="http://www.promedia-med.com/index.php?shp=3&cl=details&cnid=0bd466d6983607786.88175745&anid=0bd466d69855b9c84.32939037&micro-Pipettierhelfer&"
class="extrabold link1">micro-Pipettierhelfer</a>
  185 should be replaced
& 108 should be replaced
% 499 should be replaced and following %3b should be consumed also? <a
href="/View/Dealer/Boat-City/TA3803.aspx?Ne=23&N=29&amp%3bsid=1184817ADB85&amp%3bN=0"
target="_blank">
> 24 should be replaced (end of unquoted attribute value)
' 37 should be replaced (end of single quoted attribute value or nested js
string)
_ 10 should not, or should. <a
href="http://del.icio.us/post?tittle=&url=http://mujer.terra.es/muj/articulo/articulo.cfm?id=mu214379&not_estatica=1&gen=1">
vs <a
href="http://www.libridvd.it/prezzo_libro-autodaf&egrave_leuropa_gli_ebrei_e_lantisemitismo-9788871806068.html"><img
src="http://www.libridvd.it/immagini/scheda.gif" alt="Scheda libro
Autodaf&egrave;. L&#39;Europa, gli ebrei e l&#39;antisemitismo" border="0"></a>
: 62 should be replaced and the : should be consumed also (it is typoed ; )
= 36 should mostly not be replaced, but some cases unclear e.g. &amp=
 1 n/a (encoding error)
å 4 n/a (encoding error)
. 30 should be replaced
Ð 4 n/a (encoding error)
Å 2 n/a (encoding error?)
ç 2 n/a (encoding error)
# 1 n/a (double escaped NCR + encoding error)
< 1 n/a?


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