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[Bug 10805] treating single quotes as double quotes not needed for compatibility with existing content

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Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 07:36:18 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10805

--- Comment #3 from Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> 2010-09-30 07:36:18 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #2)
> EDITOR'S RESPONSE: This is an Editor's Response to your comment. If you are
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> Status: Rejected
> Change Description: no spec change
> Rationale: Gecko, Opera, and WebKit all do this. If you want the spec to say
> something else, get them to change their browsers first.
> 
> http://www.hixie.ch/tests/adhoc/html/parsing/encoding/075.html

Microsoft and KDE do it right. If you think the spec needs to overrule the base
spec, please convince KDE and Microsoft to change their implementations.

Will raise as tracker issue.

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