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[Bug 19718] Missing Named Character References

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Date: Mon, 05 Nov 2012 10:12:38 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19718

Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> changed:

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--- Comment #6 from Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> The current spec actually does not require parsers to recognize
> semicolon-less "&dollar" and "&minus" as special in any way, and they are
> not errors, so the  actual per-spec behavior for them it to report nothing
> at all.

Them not being errors seems unfortunate. Is that an accident or by design in
response to feedback to paper over unescaped ampersands in href?

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