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[Bug 12539] The numeric references to produce the gyphs in the third column should use the characters listed in the second columns. lang (and aliases) list (correctly) U+27ea, but the glyph is produced by #9001 (U+2329) which is not in normal form C and generates va

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Date: Sat, 23 Apr 2011 11:55:33 +0000
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--- Comment #2 from Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org> 2011-04-23 11:55:33 UTC ---
This error is not in the single-page spec source, but instead only in the
multipage version, which is generated by a python script.

The spec source at http://svn.whatwg.org/webapps/index and
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/index have this:

<tr id=entity-LeftAngleBracket><td> <code title="">LeftAngleBracket;</code>
</td> <td> U+027E8 </td> <td> <span class=glyph title="">&lang;</span> </td>

So it seems like the &lang; is getting changed into &#9001; by the python
script that generates the multi-page version. But that script is not doing
anything special of its own with entities, so I think the cause of the bug must
either be in some python library that the script relies on.

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