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Re: CDATA, Script, and Style

From: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2009 17:16:52 +0200
Message-ID: <49D4D6E4.300@opera.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
CC: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, "www-svg@w3.org" <www-svg@w3.org>
Jonas Sicking wrote:

> I think that is mostly an orthogonal issue. But I would like <![CDATA[ 
> ]]> in to be parsed as in XML both in foregin content mode, and in 
> normal mode. To keep things consistent.
> 
> Opera has done experimenting with supporting <![CDATA[ ]]> in HTML and 
> it seems it does not "break the web".

My understanding is that this is not really true; we enabled it for a 
while but will most likely remove support in the future as it proved to 
have significant costs (site compatibility, extra code) and 
comparatively fewer benefits.
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