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Re: Semicolon after entities

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 21:31:50 +0100
Message-ID: <46325DB6.4010208@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

Lachlan Hunt wrote:

> In reality, that's not going to happen.  One of the design principles 
> for the new HTMLWG is Don't Break the Web.  Introducing new entity 
> references, or any new feature for that matter, that has a significant 

You haven't covered backward compatibility.

A recent example on the Lynx mailing list
<http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/lynx-dev/2007-03/msg00066.html>

resulted from someone using an entity known to Lynx but not to
the popular browsers (&par;).
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