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unescaped ampersands was: several messages

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2009 21:39:56 +0200
Message-ID: <4A242E8C.5070204@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Kornel <kornel@geekhood.net>, public-html@w3.org
Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Jun 2009, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> You are making something "valid" which makes parsing href attributes 
>> significantly harder, and which increases the risk of these kinds of 
>> references leaking into other formats.
> 
> Actually no, this didn't involve any differences to the parsing rules at 
> all. The only difference was to conformance checkers, and the difference 
> was minimal. This change in no way increased the complexity for UAs that 
> do not do conformance checking.

As far as I can tell, it increases the complexity of recipients that 
choose only to support conforming documents.

 > ...

BR, Julian

PS: "Several Messages" is totally unhelpful as a subject line
Received on Monday, 1 June 2009 19:40:40 UTC

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