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Numeric character references for HTML

From: Richard, Francois <francois.richard@hp.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 12:04:03 +0000
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Hi,

Related to Numeric character references in HTML 4.01, I do not understand why for instance &#123 (without ';' to close the reference) is correctly interpreted and displayed (in IE, Firefox) as the character '{'

Is it part of the spec or just a trick from IE (and FireFox)?


Fran├žois
Received on Thursday, 16 September 2004 16:41:52 GMT

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