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Re: Entities (part of detailed review)

From: Thomas Broyer <t.broyer@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2007 14:28:05 +0200
Message-ID: <a9699fd20708010528w2e2026e0r190f279a30121931@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html@w3.org

2007/8/1, Jirka Kosek:
> Hi,
> please find below my comments to section 8.6. Entities
> (http://www.w3.org/html/wg/html5/#entities).
> #1
> The table could be very confusing as many of entities are presented
> twice with and without trailing semicolon. At the first sight I thought
> this was just typo but it seems that reason for this is to mimics legacy
> behavior of entity processing. But if someone will just follow the
> reference to this section he or she could be very easily confused.
> Because of this, I think that there should be note clarifying why some
> entities are presented twice in the table and pointing to an appropriate
> part of parsing algorithm, probably Tokenising entities
> (http://www.w3.org/html/wg/html5/#tokenising).

Can someone remind me why this hasn't be done with a third "Is
semi-colon required" column?

Thomas Broyer
Received on Wednesday, 1 August 2007 12:28:09 UTC

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