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[Bug 12220] Make sure rules for parsing a float are the same in HTML and in Javascript specifications

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--- Comment #3 from Mounir Lamouri <mounir.lamouri@gmail.com> 2011-03-02 17:29:46 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #2)
> And at step 12, sub-step 2, we have to go to /conversion/ if the character at
> /position/ isn't in [0-9]. It seems like a mistake given that we are skipping
> step 13.
> That would make these two strings being parsed differently: "1.e5" and "1.0e5".
> The former would be converted to the number "1" and the later would be parsed
> to the number "100000".

This was conflicting with Boris' comment but I still posted it given that it
has more details about where the issue is.

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