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[Bug 12166] The requirement on the xmp element conflicts with its old definition (which requires a special parsing mode where no markup except the element's end tag is recognized) and usage. It is better to avoid requiring any support than to require support that bre

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--- Comment #1 from Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3cbug@gmail.com> 2011-03-04 02:36:57 UTC ---
xmp is treated differently by the HTML parser, as its conventional meaning
requires.  See the part here labeled 'A start tag whose tag name is "xmp"':


A note to authors of this fact might be worthwhile, so that they don't have to
look into the parser section.

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