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Re: Processing of &prod_id= in attributes

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2010 21:30:55 +0200
Message-ID: <4C2A49EF.1010600@gmx.de>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 29.06.2010 21:03, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> ...
> I believe the spec matches Minefieled and the WebKit behavior is a bug.
>
> The algorithm you cited has this constraint:
>
> "If the character reference is being consumed as part of an attribute, and the last character matched is not a U+003B SEMICOLON character (;), and the next character is either a U+003D EQUALS SIGN character (=) or in the range U+0030 DIGIT ZERO (0) to U+0039 DIGIT NINE (9), U+0041 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A to U+005A LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Z, or U+0061 LATIN SMALL LETTER A to U+007A LATIN SMALL LETTER Z, then, for historical reasons, all the characters that were matched after the U+0026 AMPERSAND character (&) must be unconsumed, and nothing is returned."
> ...

Yikes.

Can somebody translate this into English for me? :-)

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 29 June 2010 19:31:33 UTC

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